An autopsy conducted on the body of 59-year-old Christiana Lewis has revealed that was strangled to death.
The autopsy was performed on Tuesday at the Forensic Science Center in St James by Dr Valery Alexandrov.
It is believed that the woman was strangled to death with her own dress, as it was found wrapped around her neck.
Lewis, a mother of three, was killed sometime over the weekend.
Her partially nude and bound body was discovered on Monday afternoon at her home along Valencia Old Road, Valencia, Lewis, police said, lived alone.
No arrests have been made in this inquiry.