U.S. Tourist Brutally Attacked, Murdered in Granada

Posted on January 28, 2016 • Filed under: Caribbean, Tourist Attacked, Tourist Killed

abcnews.go.com reported aA machete-wielding man attacked a U.S. tourist couple as they walked along an isolated beach on Grenada, killing the woman, police on the Caribbean island said Tuesday.

Jessica Lewis Colker, 39, of Atlanta, was found dead after her husband ran to get help following the attack, which occurred around noon Sunday on a remote stretch of coast along the island’s southeast, said Sylvan McIntyre, an assistant superintendent with the Royal Grenada Police Force.
A suspect was in custody but has not been identified. Colker and her husband, Brian Van Melito, had arrived on Grenada a day before the assault and were staying at a hotel near where the attack occurred in an area of beach and mangrove in St. David Parish, McIntrye said. Read Article

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