The partly burnt body found in Stubbs Sunday morning is that of Verrol James, a 61-year-old watchman.
James’ body was discovered at the back of his home around 7 a.m., police said, adding that body had marks of violence and burns from the belly down to the feet, which are consistent with that of a homicide.
The deceased lived alone and was last seen about 4 p.m. the previous day, on Saturday Nov. 17.
A post-mortem examination will be conducted on the body.
Police are soliciting the assistance of members of the public who may have any information that can assist with this investigation.
Such persons are being asked to contact the ACP in-charge Crimes at telephone 784-456-1339, Officer in-charge South Central Division at 784-458-4200 or Officer in-charge CID at 784-456-1810.
All calls will be treated confidentially, police say.