POLICE are continuing investigations after the decomposing body of a pensioner was found at the bottom of a staircase at his Siparia home yesterday. Dead is Junior Pena, 71, of La Pastora Street, Siparia. A friend went to check on Pena at about 10.30 am yesterday. The friend contacted the Siparia police when Pena did not answer when he called out his name.
Police said Pena’s body was in an advanced state of decomposition. Pena’s nephew Kevon King identified him. An autopsy is expected to be conducted tomorrow at the San Fernando Mortuary. Sgt Ali is investigating.