Body confirmed to be that of missing man
POLICE HAVE CONFIRMED that the body found in a shallow grave at Bayfield, St Philip yesterday is that of missing man Michael Mapp.
The 42-year-old of Blades Hill in the same parish was reported missing on May 23. Family members said they had not seen him since May 18.
Around 1:30 p.m. yesterday relatives searching for Mapp discovered the grave in a canefield and summoned police.
The body was in a state of decomposition and police are awaiting an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
Police are treating the death as unnatural. (PR/NB)