The lifeless body of an unidentified suspected destitute was yesterday morning discovered under an abandoned building at the corner of Louisa Row and D’Urban Street.
Police said in a release that investigations are being conducted into the circumstances surrounding the death of the man who was discovered around 10:30 am.
A post-mortem examination is to be conducted shortly on the body which is lying at the Lyken’s Funeral Home.
The release added that the deceased is a male of African descent, about 45 to 50 years of age, thin-build, dark-complexioned, about 5’ 2” in height, with a grey beard and was clad in a grey shirt and grey short pants.
Anyone with information that may lead to the identification of the deceased is asked to contact the police.