Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Decomposed body of US national found in St James

The decomposed body of a United States national was found in an apartment in Unity Hall, St James on Thursday, March 14.

The deceased has been identified as 63-year-old Eric Washington, a United States Marine veteran of a New York address.

Reports from the Anchovy police are that about 4:15 p.m., police officers were summoned to the address after receiving reports of a foul smell emanating from the apartment.

Upon their arrival, the body of the deceased was found in his apartment in an advanced state of decomposition.

The body has been removed to the morgue, pending a post-mortem examination.

Investigations continue into the discovery.

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