Thursday 20 September, 2018

69-year-old man suspected of committing suicide in Mountain View

The body of a 69-year-old man was found in Mountain View Avenue, Kingston on Friday.

Police say they are carrying out investigations into reports that the deceased, identified as Paul Garel, committed suicide.

Reports from the Stadium Police are that about 1:30 p.m., a relative of Garel went to his house and found him hanging by a length of rope that was tied to a grille.

The police were summoned and the victim removed and taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The discovery has left residents in the area of Mountain View in shock.

Police probing the case say residents claim the senior citizen committed suicide.