Southern Division police are hoping that an autopsy scheduled for today would determine the cause of death of a man found floating in a river yesterday.
Police said that about 7.30 am, a farmer saw the body floating near a riverbank at Dyette Village in Williamsville. Police identified the deceased as Nowray Rooplal, 48, of St Julien’s Village, Princes Town.
Princes Town Police visited the scene and the body was fished out of the water.
The autopsy is expected to be performed today at the Forensic Sciences Centre, St James.