A BODY without arms and a head was discovered in a rice field in Caroni yesterday.
The body was discovered in an advanced state of decomposition, and police are yet to make an identification.
According to police, around 12.30 p.m. employees of the Water and Sewerage Authority were conducting measurements of approximately 800 metres in a rice field in Kelly Village when they stumbled upon the corpse.
Authorities were contacted and a party of police officers of the Cunupia CID, Homicide Division (South) and Central Division Task Force went to the scene.
Police said a skull was discovered underneath one of the legs, while the arms were not found.
The body was clad in a pair of jeans and construction boots.
Investigators said the body appeared to be that of a man.
because of the advanced state of decay.
Investigators said the missing persons database will be checked to narrow the search for an identification of the remains.
Cpl Curtis Pierre is continuing investigations.