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Unidentified body found in Roaring River

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 10:44 AM

The decomposing body of man found in Roaring River in Whithorn, Westmoreland yesterday remains unidentified.

Detectives from the Westmoreland police say it is of brown complexion, medium build, about 5 feet 7 inches long, clad in a red and brown shorts and is believed to be in its mid fifties.

According to reports from the Whithorn police, about 9:40 a.m. residents stumbled upon the body afloat and alerted them. On their arrival, it was seen floating in the river with multiple wounds. The body was fished from the water and the scene was processed.

The police are asking anyone with information who can assist them in their investigation and to indentify the body to contact the Savanna-la-Mar C.I.B at 876-955-2758, Police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.