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Decomposing body found in St James apartment

Published:Friday | March 15, 2019 | 12:59 PM

The police are reporting that the decomposed body of an American man was found in an apartment in Unity Hall, St James, on Thursday.

He has been identified as 63-year-old Eric Washington, a United States Marine veteran of a New York address.

The Anchovy police are reporting that about 4:15 p.m., police personnel were summoned to the address after reports of a foul smell emanating from the apartment.

The police report that upon their arrival, the body of the deceased was found in his apartment in an advanced state of decomposition.

The body has been removed to the morgue and is awaiting post mortem examination.

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