Unidentified decomposing body found in St Ann

July 20, 2016

The decomposing body of an unidentified male that appears to be in its early 50s was found in Scarlett Hall, Runaway Bay, St Ann yesterday.

The body is about 172 centimetres (5 feet 8 inches) long and was clad in a brown and white T-shirt, and short black pants.

Reports from the Runaway Bay police are that about 4 p.m., residents smelled a foul odour, stumbled upon the body and summoned them. On their arrival the body was seen in a state of decomposition. The scene was processed and it was removed to the morgue.

In the meanwhile, the Runaway Bay police are asking anyone with information who can assist in identifying the body to contact them at 973-7057, police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station. 

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