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The man found dead last week at a construction site at Glen with his buttocks exposed died of head injuries, police say, less than a week after they said his death was not suspicious.

The dead man is Quinson Josiah Richards, a 21-year-old, labourer of Fair Hall, police said on Tuesday.

Police said that some unknown person(s) murdered Richards by striking him on the head with an unknown object at Glen between 5 p.m. on Nov. 25 and 7:10 a.m. Nov. 26.

Richards is said to have a history of epilepsy.

His death marks the 28th homicide in St. Vincent and the Grenadines for 2020.

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Police are continuing their investigations and are asking persons with information that could be helpful to telephone 1-784-456-1339, 1-784-458-4200 or any police station in the country or speak with any police officer with whom they are comfortable.

All information will be treated confidentially, police said.