PRESS RELEASE – Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an unidentified male found hanging in West Side Beach, Vieux Fort.
On Monday, February 1, 2016 about 7:15 a.m. the unidentified male was discovered in a kneeling position hanging from a tree on a road leading to West Side Beach. He was bare back, wearing a pair of blue boxer shorts and a light brown pair of shoes.
He is brown in complexion and appears to be in his late twenties or early thirties. He was transported to the St Jude Hospital where he was pronounced dead by a medical doctor.
On Wednesday, February 3, 2016 a post mortem revealed that he died as a result of asphyxia secondary to hanging.
No foul play has been suspected. The body is still unidentified.