Missing man found hanging from tree

December 19, 2017


A 67-year-old St Elizabeth resident who was reported missing earlier this month has been found dead.

The Junction police report that Mervin Bent, otherwise called 'Puddy', who is from Rose Hall in the parish, was found hanging by a length of rope from a tree in bushes in the community last Wednesday.

The police say he is suspected to have committed suicide.

Bent was reported missing on December 4.

Other News Stories