Model, 26, is found dead in bushes at the side of a Jamaican road with her throat slashed after leaving New York to look for work on the island

  • A model from Queens, New York was found dead in Jamaica Sunday
  • Desiree Gibbon, 26, was bloodied with her throat slashed on the side of the road a few miles from Montego Bay
  • Mystery surrounds what appeared to be a murder, as family await her autopsy report
  • Gibbon arrived to the Caribbean country in October with a three month visa
  • She had been looking for work at the time. Her family said she 'loved to travel'?

Desiree Gibbon, 26, was found dead and bloodied on the road a few miles from Montego Bay in Jamaica Sunday

Desiree Gibbon, 26, was found dead and bloodied on the road a few miles from Montego Bay in Jamaica Sunday

A model seeking work in Jamaica was found dead on the side of a road with her throat slashed.

The New York Daily News reports the body of Queens woman, Desiree Gibbon, 26, was found Sunday bloodied and lifeless on the road a few miles from Montego Bay on the Caribbean country's north coast.

Mystery currently surrounds what appeared to be a murder - while investigators are conducting an autopsy report.

The gorgeous Gibbon arrived to the country back in October with a three month visa.

She was identified after officials showed her photograph to hotels in the area she may have been staying at, according to the Daily News.

Grief-stricken family members to Gibbon were at a total loss for words about what may have happened.

The gorgeous Gibbon (shown left on her GoFundMe page) arrived to the country back in October with a three month visa

The gorgeous Gibbon (shown left on her GoFundMe page) arrived to the country back in October with a three month visa

The model was on tour in Jamaica seeking work at the time of her mysterious death

The model was on tour in Jamaica seeking work at the time of her mysterious death

'It has to have been a complete stranger. Desiree had a heart of gold, everybody loved her. Everything hurts. It's hard to breathe,' aunt Peggy Brunner said.

'She loved to travel. She went to Brazil and worked in camps teaching English. And she taught herself Portuguese.'

Her parents have since created a GoFundMe page for her funeral and transportation of her body back to the United States.

'She loved to travel. She went to Brazil and worked in camps teaching English. And she taught herself Portuguese,' her aunt said

'She loved to travel. She went to Brazil and worked in camps teaching English. And she taught herself Portuguese,' her aunt said

'My heart is truly broken!!! I asking you all to please help me and my sister at this very difficult and heartbreaking time,' her sister wrote.

'My niece was murdered in Jamaica very brutally and we need to get her home as soon as possible!!!! Please help!!!! Thank-you all!!!!,' the aunt added in the post.?

Family members created the GoFundMe page for her funeral and transportation of her body back to the states

Family members created the GoFundMe page for her funeral and transportation of her body back to the states

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