Saturday 22 February, 2020

Body found in Carlsen Field identified

The bullet riddled body which was discovered in Carlsen Field on Tuesday morning has been identified as Sheldon Mitchell.

Mitchell was identified by relatives today at the Forensics Science Center in St James.

An autopsy is expected to be performed to confirm the cause of death.

Mitchell is said to be 47 years old and from the Palmiste area.

According to reports, at about 6:00 am on Tuesday, residents of the area observed the body of a man lying on the grassy area off the roadway and notified the police.

Police were notified and officers visited the scene.

More on this as it becomes available.

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