The Daily Herald reports that a 23-year-old medical student was found dead in her apartment in The Bottom on Wednesday around 10:00am. The police secured the body and brought it to the police station in The Bottom for further analysis. The police are not yet able to
comment on the case. No cause of death has been established. Speculations range from suicide to homicide or drug abuse.
Reportedly the student was in either her second or third semester. Because no cause of death has been established, the investigation will continue in the coming days.
A Police Inspector will arrive in Saba from Bonaire today, Thursday, at 5:00pm. An official police statement will be made as soon as the cause of death is determined, but this might be prolonged if there are signs of murder.
The Saba University School of Medicine Dean informed his students of the tragic incident on Wednesday. The students were in shock. The news may have some delaying effect on the upcoming exams. Amongst the students there were no signs that the victim was having problems.