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American missionary found dead in St Mary

Published:Sunday | May 1, 2016 | 5:36 AM

The body of an American missionary was found in bushes in Albion Mountain, St Mary yesterday with its hands bound to the back.

A search is now on for a compatriot who is believed to have accompanied him to the area.‎

"We can confirm that between 8 a.m. and 12:30pm (yesterday) an American missionary was found dead in bushes in Albion Mountain," a representative of the police's Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) told The Gleaner.

However, the CCU has  not yet released the identity of the slain man.

Investigators are still not certain how he died, but it is reported that he had an injury to the mouth and may have been shot.‎