The decomposing body of a man was on Boxing Day fished out of a trench on Carifesta Avenue and is now lying at the Lyken Funeral Home.

Stabroek News was told that the body was found in the trench opposite the National Park. Workers at the funeral home indicated that the police called for the body to be picked up, but it was not clear who had discovered it or the circumstances under which it was found.

Police are investigating.