An SVG Coast Guard vessel during a search and rescue operation in 2016. (iWN photo)

The Royal St. Vincent and the Grenadines Police Force is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a human body that was found floating on the waters off Cane Garden Point.

On Wednesday, about 1:20 p.m. Coast Guard personnel were patrolling along the Kingstown shores when they saw the body floating in the water.

When the body was retrieved it was swollen, partially decomposed, clad in a short black pants and a short multi-coloured shirt.

There is a tattoo on the left wrist of the body.

Members of the public with information that can lead to the identification of the body can contact the Criminal Investigations Department at 457-1211 or 456-2906 or 456-1810.

(Police PR)