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Thursday 19 October 2017
Crime and Court

Body found in Sando drain

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a man who was found yesterday in a drain in San Fernando with wounds to the head.

According to a police report, the man was in a kneeling position with his face downwards in the drain. The man, whom police believe to be in his 30’s, was wearing only a multi-coloured underwear.

At around 2 pm yesterday, residents of Blanche Fraser Street, San Fernando, contacted police about gunshots being heard in the area. A party of officers from the Southern Division responded but the report they did not see anything unusual. Two hours later, police received information about a body seen in the drain.

When police arrived, they found a huge stone nearby with blood stains near the body. They also found a pair of trousers nearby. The man is slim built, brown in complexion and of mixed descent. Residents said he was not from the area.

A District Medical Officer visited the scene and ordered the removal of the body.

Anyone with information of the killing can contact the nearest police station or Homicide Bureau Region III at 652-0495.

Investigations are continuing.

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