Saturday 11 July, 2020

62-year-old St Mary man dead from suspected hit and run collision

The body of an elderly man was found with multiple wounds that are suspected to have been caused by a hit and run collision, in bushes along the main road in White Hall, St Mary on Wednesday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as 62-year-old Delroy Henry of Harmony Hall in Highgate, St Mary.

Preliminary information is that Henry's family filed a missing person's report for him at the police station on Tuesday, after he failed to return home.

It is reported that the following day, at about 4:00 p.m., a motorcar driver who stopped along the White Hall main road, saw a bloodied body in bushes and alerted the police.

Henry's body was taken to the morgue after the scene was processed by investigators.

A post-mortem examination is to be conducted to confirm the cause of death.

The St Mary traffic police are continuing their probe into the find.

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