HWT police seek help in identifying man found dead
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KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Half-Way-Tree police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a man that was found lying in a pile of leaves under an ackee tree on Haldane Avenue, Kingston 10 on Sunday.

So far the man has only been identified as ‘Mandela’.

According to the police, the body appears to be about 167 centimetres (five feet eight inches) long, slim build and of dark complexion with a dread lock hairstyle.

The body was clad in a red-and-black sleeveless shirt, grey pants and a pair of black socks.

Reports are that on May 15, a team of officers responded to explosions heard in the area. On arrival, officers observed a body lying on its side in a pile of leaves under an ackee tree.

The police are asking anyone with information that can assist in identifying this body to call the Half Way Tree police at 876-926-8184, Crime Stop at 311, 119 police emergency number or the nearest police station.

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