The body was discovered in a pool of water in La Finette Road, Maraval on Wednesday.
Around 10:45a.m, persons found the body of 37-year-old Alana Mason with wounds to the hands and face.
Reports indicate that the woman left hem around 6:00 a.m on Tuesday.
A male relative said he spoke to her via text that same day around 5:00 p.m. She was expected to return home around 7:00 p.m but did not show up.
A report was made to the police when she did not return home that night.
Her body as found in a river on Wednesday morning.
A district medical officer visited the scene along with police officers.
A knife which is presumed to be the weapon was found nearby.
An autopsy is expected on the body today.
Police are continuing investigations.