Woman's body wrapped in plastic found floating in Manzanilla river

Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 20:00

The decomposing body of a woman was found by Forestry workers, floating by in the Mitan River, Manzanilla on Friday morning. 

Reports indicate that Forestry employee Mohan Kemraj and a gang of workers were in the process of clearing the river banks in the area when they noticed what appeared to be a human body wrapped in plastic, floating in the water.

They made their way out to the main road where they flagged down a passing police vehicle. 


The body was removed by Forestry workers under police supervision and brought to the area of the Manzanilla bridge. 

Crime scene investigators revealed that the body was that of an East Indian female . 

The body appeared to be in an advanced state of decomposition and was removed to the Forensic Sciences Centre for further investigation. 

The Police Homicide Division is investigating.

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