JUST IN: Badly decomposed body of young boy found in car near Diamond landfill

The area in Diamond where the body of a boy was found. Photo: Bria King

Official police report

An investigation has been launched into the discovery of a badly decomposed body in a vehicle on the road leading to the landfill at Diamond.

The discovery was made on Thursday, 19th May 2022 by an employee at the Diamond Landfill.
The body is reported to be that of a young boy between the ages of 6-12 years old.

The identity of the deceased and the circumstances surrounding his death is not known at this time.
A post-mortem examination will be conducted on the deceased to ascertain the exact cause of death.

Persons with information that can assist with the investigation are asked to contact the Assistant Commissioner in charge of Crimes at 1784-457-1211 or the officer in charge of the South-Central Division (SCD) at 1784-456-1810 or any Police Station or Police Officer you are comfortable with.

All information will be treated confidentially.
Investigations are ongoing.

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Photo published by Facebook user – Vernon C4 Davy.

UPDATED 5:30 p.m. by One News St. Vincent: Reports reaching One News St. Vincent is that the name of the child is Lenny Lewis.

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