Medical doctor Sonya-Kay Forbes, 40, was found dead at her St Andrew home yesterday evening.
She was an ophthalmologist at the Kingston Public Hospital.
Reports from the Half Way Tree police are that a relative stumbled upon the body about 7:19 pm and alerted them.
On their arrival, Forbes was seen lying on the floor of her bedroom with a stab wound to her abdomen. She was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead.