Male decomposing body found in Westmoreland

Sunday, July 15, 2018

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Police are probing the circumstances surrounding the death of a man whose decomposing body was found in Roaring River, Whithorn in Westmoreland yesterday.

The body is of brown complexion, medium build, about 170cm (5 feet 7 inches) long, clad in red and brown shorts and is believed to be in its mid 50's.

Reports from the Whithorn police are that about 9:40 am, residents stumbled upon the body afloat and alerted them. On their arrival, the lawmen said it was observed with multiple wounds. The body was fished from the water and the crime scene processed.

Meanwhile, the police are asking anyone with information who can assist them in their investigation and to identify this body to contact the Savanna-la-Mar CIB at 876- 955-2758 police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.

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