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Elderly German woman found dead in her vehicle


Police are investigating a motor vehicular accident that took place in Bequia on Wednesday night, taking the life of a German national.

Reports are that Ursula Meier, a 78-year-old retiree, left her home in Bequia on Wednesday at about 8:50 p.m. and was not seen until 2 a.m. on Thursday, when her vehicle was spotted over an embankment at Springtop, Bequia. Her lifeless body was discovered in the vehicle.

Meier was later pronounced dead by the district medical doctor. A post mortem examination is expected to be carried out to ascertain the cause of death.

Meier and her husband are said to have resided in Mustique for several years before moving to Bequia.