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Police probing death at Orange Hill


Police probing death at Orange Hill

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Officers from District D Police Station responded to reports of an altercation between a man and woman at Whopping, Orange Hill, St James on Saturday and found a man dead.

Reports are that the call was received about 11:55 p.m.

“Police quickly responded and met with ambulance personnel who were already at the scene. They were treating a female and informed she had injuries to her head and right arm but they were not life threatening. Police were then pointed to an area where the lifeless body of a mature, adult male was found naked and slouched against the fencing of his residence,” according to a statement.

The injured woman was transported to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by ambulance. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by a doctor. He had visible injuries about the upper body. Police said the identity of the deceased will be announced after his immediate family is informed.

The immediate area was cordoned and an unnatural death investigation is in progress.

A young woman is assisting with investigations.

The Royal Barbados Police Force is asking anyone who witnessed or has knowledge in relation to the incident to contact the Holetown Police Station @ 4191700, Police Emergency 211, or Crime Stoppers @ 1 800 8477 (TIPS). (PR)

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