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February 5, 2014
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Police need help to identify burnt body

The partially burnt body of an unidentified man believed to be in his thirties was found with chop wounds in Springvale, Bog Walk in St. Catherine on Monday.

It is of dark complexion, slim build, sports a cornrow hairstyle and is about 175 centimetres (5 feet 9 inches) long. The body was clad in black jeans pants and a pair of black shoes.

laying face-down

Reports from the Bog Walk police are that at about 6 p.m., residents were walking in an area of the community that is overgrown with shrubs when they discovered the body. On arrival of the officers, the body was seen laying face-down with its throat slashed and the upper body partially burnt.

The police are asking anyone with information that can assist in identifying the body to call the Bog Walk police at 708-2081, police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.

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