An American woman was found dead with multiple stab wounds in Coral Gardens, St James on Sunday.

The victim is identified as 68-year-old Heidi Ann Muth from California.

According to reports, residents stumbled upon Muth’s body along a dirt track and alerted the police around 10 am yesterday. Upon their arrival, the police saw the body with wounds to the head and upper section of the body.

The St James have launched a full investigation, no motive has so far been established for the killing.