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Body of US Marine vet found in St James apartment

Published:Saturday | March 16, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The decomposed body of an American citizen was found in an apartment in St James, the Jamaica police have revealed.

The police Corporate Communication Unit (CCU) reports that the body of Eric Washington, 63, was found on Thursday in the apartment located in Unity Hall.

Washington, a former United States Marine, resided in the state of New York.

The Anchovy Police report that they were summoned to the address because of a foul smell coming from the apartment.

The police say upon their arrival, Washington’s body was found in an advanced state of decomposition.

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

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