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Headless body of man found in Spanish Town

Published:Monday | November 28, 2022 | 4:42 PM
The body was wrapped in a tarpaulin.

The headless body of a man was found in Eltham, Spanish Town, St Catherine, this morning.

The body was wrapped in a tarpaulin.

The discovery was made by residents, who alerted the police.

Scene-of-crime investigators combed the scene for evidence and the body was later removed to the morgue.

As at November 24, the St Catherine North police division recorded 130 murders, which is a 51.2 per cent increase over the 86 homicides reported over the corresponding period in 2021.

The division is under a state of public emergency, which will expire at midnight Tuesday.

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