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Decomposing body of teenage boy found in Dumfries, St James

Published:Monday | May 4, 2015 | 12:53 PM

The police are reporting that the decomposing body of a 17-year-old boy has been found in bushes in St James.

The deceased has been identified as Dechawn Taylor of Dumfries district, St James.

His body was found yesterday.

A statement from the Corporate Communication Unit of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, said a resident of Adelphi alerted the police to the presence of the body.

The police say the body was lying face down.

The scene was processed and the body removed to the morgue pending a post mortem examination.