Siparia woman found bludgeoned to death with hammer

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Siparia woman found bludgeoned to death with hammer

Investigations are underway into the gruesome murder of a Siparia woman.

Leann Babb of Rito Ville, Quinam Road, Siparia was found hammered to death at her home on Friday night.

The 47-year-old woman, who wan an employee of the URP, was last seen on Wednesday night.

Babb’s decomposing body was found at her home by police officers who responded to a report from relatives and a colleague, who had gotten a stench from the woman’s home on Friday afternoon.
Relatives went looking for Babb after calls to her cell phone went unanswered.

Police gained access to the home by breaking a glass of the front door.

Babb’s body was found wrapped in a blue bed sheet with a pillow over the head on a bed in a bedroom. The body was concealed with part of the arm exposed. There was also blood on the floor and bed area together with a hammer on the bed and a cutlass on the floor on the side of the bed.