The body of an elderly man was found on the Hellshire main road in St Catherine, with what appeared to be drag marks, the police say.
The police believe he may have been the victim of a hit-and-run, however, no information has so far been ascertained regarding the motor vehicle involved.
Detectives assigned to the Portmore Police Station say that the body of the unidentified man, who is believed to be in his fifties, was observed by motorists about 2:55 am. Onlookers alerted the police.
Detectives are currently probing the circumstances surrounding the man’s death and are appealing to anyone with information who can assist with identifying his body to contact the Portmore police at 989-0623, police 119 emergency number or the nearest police station.