Police seek help to ID man found in canal

Police are seeking the assistance of the public in identifying the man who was found floating in the canal between Vlissengen Road and Irving street, close to Church Street, last Thursday.

In a press release issued yesterday, the police asked that anyone with information that may lead to the identification of the deceased to contact them on 225-6411, 225-227, 226-7065, 225-6940 to 43, 911 or the nearest police station.

The man who is of African descent was found around 1050 hours by two lads playing ball.

The man appears to be in his mid fifties and was clad in cream-coloured chequered pants with a black belt and a pair of Timberland boots. From all reports there were no marks of violence on the body.

The body is at Lyken’s Funeral Parlour.

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