Decomposing body of contractor found in St James


August 15, 2018

The decomposing body of a contractor was found at his home in Lilliput, St James, on Monday.

Detectives attached to the Barrett Town Police Station said they are not sure of the cause of death. However, they have identified the man as 73-year-old Neville Parkinson, otherwise called 'Rasta'.

THE STAR understands that Parkinson's body was found by residents after they went to look for him after not seeing him for a couple days.

Reports are that about 8:30 a.m., a neighbour went to his house to investigate what had happened to him. After smelling something unpleasant coming from his house, the resident alerted others in the community, and they made their way inside his house where his body discovered.

The police were called and his body was removed to the morgue.

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