Body believed to be of missing man found in Manchester
Missing 29-year-old Manchester man Sharne Johnson

MANCHESTER, Jamaica — Police are reporting that a decomposed body believed to be that of 29-year-old Sharne Johnson was found in bushes along the Winston Jones Highway on Thursday.

A week ago Johnson went missing after leaving his home in Trinity near Porus to buy KFC.

His disappearance sparked protests last Saturday by Trinity residents.

READ: Trinity residents protest over missing man

Head of the Manchester police Superintendent Shane McCalla told OBSERVER ONLINE that a passerby stumbled on the body shortly after 2:00 pm.

He said the police are awaiting the outcome of an autopsy to determine the cause of death and DNA to confirm identity.

— Kasey Williams

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