The deceased, Philon Gordon.

Police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a Central Leeward man, whose decomposing body was found on Wednesday.

The man has been identified as Philon Gordon of Barrouallie.

He is said to be in his 30s.

Gordon’s body was found in the Johnson Mountains in the Central Leeward district.

A post-mortem examination is expected to be carried out on the body this week and its conclusion would guide further investigations by police