Body washes up on Manzanilla beach

Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 20:00

The police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the body of a man which washed up on the shore of a Manzanilla Beach today.

According to police reports, shortly after midday, the half-naked body of a man of East Indian descent was found on the shore by residents.

The body bore two puncture wounds to the chest, and as such, the police are treating the case as a homicide. It was only clad in a T-shirt. 

The body is of dark complexion and is an estimated 5’8” tall. The police believe he was between the ages of 40 to 50 years-old.

The body showed little signs of decomposition, as such the police believe that he died recently.

Investigations continue.