The decomposing body of a man was found in bushes off Fields Road, Point Fortin, yesterday. The man, believed to be in his 20s, remained unidentified up to last evening.
Investigators believe the man was murdered and dumped in the bushes, as marks of violence were observed about his body.
A gang of Unemployment Relief Programme (URP) workers were on their way to a jobsite when they spotted the corpse around 6.30 a.m. Fields Road links Point Fortin to Siparia.
The body was removed to the Forensic Science Centre in St James.
Police are appealing to anyone with missing relatives to contact the Point Fortin Police Station.