Decomposed body of man found in Belle Vue
The badly decomposed body of a man was found on Monday between rocks on the western bank of the Demerara River in the vicinity of Belle Vue, West Bank Demerara.
Police in a statement said the body, which was clad in a dark grey long pants and a burgundy jersey, was discovered lying downwards at about 13:45h.
According to the police report, the state of decomposition makes it difficult to identify the body, but detectives were able to determine that the man is of mixed race and averaged to be in his 40s.
Police said several persons in the area were also questioned but no useful information was obtained.
The body was taken to the Ezekiel Funeral Home awaiting identification and a post mortem examination.
Investigations are ongoing.