Jamaica Crime News, St Catherine: The police in the parish of St Catherine have now commenced a full-scale investigation surrounding the death of a 16-year-old boy, who was discovered dead with a plastic bag around his head on Monday morning, September 3.
The deceased has been identified as Rian Richards of Tucker Road, Ewarton, St Catherine.
Reports by the police are that about 11:30 a.m. on Monday, a family member went to check on the teenager and discovered him sitting motionless on a chair, in a room of the house.
She raised an alarm and the police were summoned. Upon arrival, the teenager was discovered slumped on a chair, with a plastic bag around his head.
The scene was processed and the police theorised that Rian might have been suffocated to death.
The body was removed from the house and transported to hospital where he was pronounced dead.