Saturday 30 May, 2020

Body discovered in shallow grave in St Andrew

A body has been discovered in a shallow grave in the parish of St Andrew. 

Police are at the scene of the discovery in the area of St Andrew's Parish Church, just west of the church's car park.

From around 5 am today (August 30), police and soldiers of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) conducted a joint search of the area when the body was discovered.

Police said they are unable to determine the gender, age or race of the body. This is the third joint search that has been conducted in the area. 

Officers stated there is insufficient information at this stage to link the discovery to that of missing person, Rahim Ward.

More information will be provided as it becomes available. Police have issued a public appeal for anyone with knowledge or information to contact Police Emergency at 211 or any police station.

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