Missing man's body found in pit

May 08, 2017

The police have launched an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the disappearance and eventual death of a St Catherine man whose body was found in Clarendon on the weekend.

The body was discovered in a pit at an abandoned premises near Longville Park, sometime between Thursday night and Friday morning. However, it was not removed until Saturday.

He has been identified by relatives as 38-year-old Anthony Jackson of a Central Village address. He has been missing since Wednesday.

The police say this is not the first time that bodies have been discovered in this area.

An investigation has since been launched to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the man's disappearance, while an autopsy will be done to determine the cause of death.

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