Friday 23 August, 2019

Man’s body found in a barrel in Port Antonio

The body of a man, who is to believed to be of unsound mind, was found with a head wound in a barrel in Port Antonio, Portland on Monday morning.

The deceased has only been identified by his alias 'Tete'.

Initial police reports are that sometime after 7:00 a.m., residents saw a barrel close to a premises on Harris Crescent and went to investigate.

The residents discovered the body of the man inside the container, with the head bashed in.

The police were summoned and the body later removed to the morgue.

Police sources have indicated that they are at this time seeking a man who they believe can assist with their probe into the incident.

Further investigations are ongoing.

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