Sunday 20 September, 2020

Police have not identified partially decomposed body

The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF) is calling on the public to help identify a body which found yesterday.

Police are investigating the discovery of a body which was seen about 2:50 pm on Thursday, April 19, 2018, lodged in the rocks along the inner careenage between the area of Hincks Street carpark and the eastern section of the Barbados Fisheries Complex, St. Michael.

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According to the police report, a man who was fishing in the area made the discovery and reported his findings to the police. The police on arrival confirmed the lifeless body of a male, floating in the seawater and lodged between a rocky area; an estimated age could not be made at the time. The body was clad in a long black pants and black shoes with no shirt. Due to its state of decomposition, police were unable to make a positive identification. 

Police are treating this investigation as an unnatural death and are appealing to anyone who may have any knowledge of this incident or may be able to identify this person to contact the Central Police Station at 430-7676, Police Emergency 211 or Criminal Investigation Department at 430-7189. 

Investigations are continuing.

[UPDATE: 10: 15 am, Sunday, April 22, 2018]

Police are awaiting the post-mortem to determine cause of death and to positively identify the body.

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