A community was left in disbelief yesterday after a 17 year old girl was found hanging from a tree from an apparent suicide.

The Ocho Rios police reported that at about 1:30 pm, the body ofDacia Reynolds was discovered in her yard with a rope around her neck.

The police was summoned and the body was taken to to the morgue for a post mortem to determine the actually cause of death and to reveal if any foul play was involved.

Reynolds, who is a past student of Ferncourt High School, since graduated to pursue cosmetology at a school in Old Road – Runaway Bay, St Ann.

She was described as a promising young woman who didn’t show any signs of having problems, so her her taking her own life came has a real shocker to her friends and family.

No motives have yet been determined by the police has to why Reynolds may have taken her own life.