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Police seek assistance in identifying body

Friday, May 16, 2014 | 7:55 AM    

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KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Detectives from the Kingston and St Andrew Major Investigation Task Force (MIT) are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a man that was found in the Sandy Gully, Kingston on Thursday, May 1.

The body is of brown complexion, slim build and is about 5-feet-9-inches long. It was clad in a white merino, blue jeans pants, and a pair of blue and white Converse sneakers.

The body, believed to be in its thirties, has tattoos behind both ears; the tattoo behind the left ear bears the letters OJ. It also has a tattoo on the back of its left hand, pierced ears with a loop earring in the left ear and has plaited hair.

Reports from the MIT are that about 8:00 am, citizens saw the body in the Sandy Gully, in the vicinity of Washington Boulevard, Kingston 20 and summoned the police.

Anyone who may be able to assist the police in identifying the body is being asked to contact the MIT at 922-5344, Police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.

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