California teacher found fatally stabbed in Jamaica

AP News
Posted: Sep 18, 2017 12:41 PM

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 68-year-old retired teacher from Southern California has been fatally stabbed in Jamaica.

Police on the Caribbean island nation say Heidi Ann Muth was found dead Sept. 10 along a dirt path in an upscale neighborhood near Montego Bay. Officials say in a statement that Muth was stabbed in the head and upper body. She was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Muth, a widow with two sons and a daughter, had taught history in Orange County schools for 37 years. She also served on the St. Joseph Hospital Foundation Board.

The Orange County Register reports ( ) that as of Saturday no arrests had been made and a motive had not been determined.

It wasn't immediately clear why Muth was in Jamaica.


Information from: The Orange County Register,