The Portland police have launched an investigation surrounding the death of a man, whose charred remains were discovered in Orange Bay, Portland, on Wednesday, June 9.
The deceased has been identified as 38-year-old Alrick Higgins otherwise called ‘Backy’, a laborer of Orange Bay, Portland.
Reports by the police are that about 9:10 pm, residents summoned the police after they saw Higgins house on fire.
The fire department was also contacted, and on arrival, the house was seen engulfed in flames.
Following the cooling down operations, Higgins’s charred remains were discovered beneath the debris.
The scene was processed and the remains removed to the morgue for a post mortem examination.