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Man’s body, drugs found

RANDY BENNETT, [email protected]

Man’s body, drugs found

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THE ISLAND’S MOST recent missing person could very well end up being the latest murder victim.

The body of a man was discovered in a shallow grave in a cane field close to Baptist College in St Philip by people searching for a missing man just after 1:30 p.m. yesterday. david-welch

And while the body has yet to be identified, police have said there is a possibility it could be that of Michael Mapp, who was reported missing by family members on Monday.

Police public relations officer Acting Assistant Superintendent David Welch (above) told members of the media that while Mapp was reported missing only two days ago, his family said he had not been seen since last Wednesday.

Welch said the grisly discovery was made by several men who were searching for Mapp. (RB)

Please read the full story in today’s Midweek Nation, or in the eNATION edition.