The police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the decomposing body of a male that was found at Jamworld in Waterford, Portmore, St Catherine on Monday.

The deceased is believed to be between the ages of 30 and 40.

The police said the body is of dark complexion, about 175 centimetres (5 feet 9 inches) long and was clad in dark coloured shirt and shorts, and green slippers.

Residents reportedly stumbled on the body, which was wrapped in grey tarpaulin and lying on a dirt track, about 3:00 pm and summoned the police.

The Waterford police is asking anyone who may be able to assist in identifying the body to contact them at 988-1763, police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.