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Body of missing St Catherine man found in pit in Clarendon

Published:Sunday | May 7, 2017 | 12:00 AMShanique Samuels
Anthony Jackson who has been missing.

The body of a St Catherine man who has been missing since last Wednesday was found in Clarendon yesterday.

It is believed to be that of 38-year-old Anthony Jackson of a Central Village address.

The body was discovered in a pit at an abandoned premises near Longsville Park sometime between Thursday night and Friday morning.

However, it was not removed until yesterday.

The police say this is not the first time bodies are being discovered in the area.

An investigation has since been launched to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the man's disappearance, while they await the results of an autopsy to determine the cause of death.