The search for the Michelle Coudray, the daughter of San Fernando mayor Marlene Coudray, has ended in tragedy.
Police in Jamaica have reported that Michelle's badly burnt body was found in a cane field. She had been working as a teacher.
Michelle Coudray was reported missing on June 2.
Reports are that the body was burned beyond recognition but friends confirmed her identity by her teeth and a bracelet she wore.
Mayor Coudray received the devastating news Monday evening.
Coudray is heading to Jamaica with her partner, Larry Achang, to confirm the identity and bring home the remains of her daughter.
On Monday, before learning of Michelle's death the mayor made a passionate appeal for her daughter's safe return.
Michelle was 38. She was last seen at about 12.30 am on June 2 in the Cornwall Courts area of St James, a few metres from her Montego Bay apartment, Jamaican media reported.
Michelle's mom has been taking care of her daughter's children, who are 11, seven and five years old.