first_imgThe partly nude body of 23-year-old Marissa Fraser of Lot 24 Public Road, Number 4 Village, West Coast Berbice was on Monday morning fished out of a canal at Number 5 Village, West Coast Berbice.Marisa Fraser’s body was pulled from a trench in BerbiceThe body of the part-time waitress, which had multiple stab wounds to the face and head, was discovered a short distance from a pool of blood at Back Street, Number 5 Village.A woman known as ‘Bebi’, who lives a short distance from where the body was discovered, said that at 6:30hrs she saw a trail of blood in the centre of the street which leads to the village cemetery, but it was not until three hours later that a farmer saw the body in a corner of the canal.“There was only a top on. Her slippers (were) on the ground right there. There was a lot of mud on her face, and when the Police came, they had to wipe off some of the mud to see if anybody could identify her,” Bebi explained.The dead woman’s aunt has said that from all indications there was a struggle between the waitress and her attacker(s). She is of the belief that there was more than one person who attacked and sexually assaulted Fraser. This, the aunt believes, is evident from the amount of mud that was caught in Fraser’s hair and the burns on her arms, which suggested that she had? also been torched.Police found a part of a scissors at the scene, and this they believe to be the murder weapon.Fraser had last been seen by her cousin at home shortly after midnight, as she was preparing to go to a wedding reception in the next village.Fraser leaves to mourn her mother and two brothers. Police investigations are continuing. (Andrew Carmichael)last_img

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