Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Decomposed body found in Arima

An autopsy has been ordered following the discovery of the body of a decomposed man in Arima.

The discovery, police said, was made just before 2:00 pm on Tuesday at a home along Dump Road, Arima.

Residents of the area detected a foul stench and upon investigating they found the body.

It was viewed by a district medical officer and ordered removed to the Forensic Science Center in St James, where an autopsy is expected to be performed today to determine the cause of death to officially rule out foul play.

The deceased, police said, is believed to be an elderly man from the community.

More on this as it becomes available.

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