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ST ANDREW, Jamaica — The police are seeking the public's assistance to identify the body of a man that was found decomposing and partially burnt in bushes on Dustry Road in Irish Town, St Andrew on Monday, January 20.

The police said the body is of dark complexion, medium build, is about 182 centimetres (6 feet) tall and was clad in blue shorts.?p>

Residents reportedly stumbled upon the body about 6:15 am and called the police. On arrival of the lawmen, the body was seen lying on its back. The scene was processed and it was removed to the morgue.

Anyone who may be able to assist the police to identify the body is being asked to contact the Irish Town police at 876-944-8242, police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.

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