Police are investigating the discovery of a dead body found in a house at Sans Souci, Castries on Sunday.
The decomposing body which was confirmed to be that of Kevin Elias was found around 5.p.m., according to reports.
A foul stench emanating from the home in which Elias occupied, caught the attention of neighbours who went to investigate, and discovered the man’s lifeless body sitting on a chair covered in flies.
The police and ambulance were called to the scene.
Neighbours said Elias lived alone and was going through a difficult time as he had no water and electricity at his home for over two years.
He was described as a friendly and courteous individual.
This publication understands that Elias has relatives in Vieux Fort and a brother that lives overseas.