Thursday 22 August, 2019

Decomposing body found in Laventille

A decomposing body believed to be that of a missing man was discovered in Laventille.

Police received a report that a body was observed along Mentor Alley on Friday afternoon.

Upon arrival the officers found the decomposing body of a man.

The area was cordoned off and the body was removed.

Police say the body is believed to be that of 30-year-old Derek Constance of Diego Martin.

The man was last seen at his Gokool Street home on October 28.

According to reports, Constance was reported missing to the West End Police Station around 5:30 pm on October 29 by his common-law wife.

A post mortem is expected to be conducted to confirm the identity.

Investigations are continuing.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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