The deceased, Antonio Alexander. (Photo: Facebook)

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a Union Island man, whose decomposing body was found at the dump on the southern Grenadine island. 

Police say the body of Antonio Alexander, a 34-year-old gardener, of Clifton, was discovered around 4:30 p.m. on July 9 — Carnival Tuesday.

A post mortem will be conducted to ascertain the cause of death. 

Police are soliciting information from anyone that could aid with the investigation, the arrest and prosecution of the offender(s), police said in a press statement on Thursday.

Persons with information that might be useful to the investigation are asked to contact the Assistant Commissioner in charge Crime at 1784-456-1339 or the officer in charge of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) at 1784-456-1810 or the officer in charge of the Grenadines or the Ashton Police Station at 1784-458-8229 or any police station or police officer with whom they are confortable speaking.

All information will be treated with utmost confidentiality, police said.