#Providenciales, October 22, 2018 – Turks and Caicos – Following the discovery of the body of a female in bushes near the Club Med Resort on the morning of Tuesday, October 16th 2018, a murder investigation has now been launched. The discovery of the body followed the report of a missing female on Monday, October 15th, 2018.
The woman has been named as Marie Kuhnla, a 61- year-old resident of the United States who was visiting the Turks and Caicos Islands. The family of Ms. Kuhnla are being supported by officers from the Royal Turks and Caicos Islands Police Force.
Acting Commissioner of Police, Trevor Botting said, “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Marie at this time. This is an active investigation into the death of Marie and I would ask that anyone with any information to please contact the investigators from the Serious Crime Unit or you can call in confidence at Crimestoppers on 1-800-8477. I would also ask that the circumstances of the death of Marie are not subject to speculation, but any information be passed to my officers”.
No further details will be given at this time.
Press Release: RTCIPF