A body suspected to be that of a missing security guard was discovered in bushes near his residence in Louden Hill, Yallahs, in St. Thomas on Wednesday.
Melford Brown, 57, has been missing since Monday.
According to reports, Brown went missing after leaving work in Morant Bay, St Thomas. He did not show up for work on Tuesday.
The guard’s residence was searched after he failed to return to work, but he was not found.
Residents in the Louden Hill area allegedly heard loud explosions Monday night, however, they did not call the police.
When the police were eventually alerted, a search for the missing guard was launched in the bushes near the community.
A post-mortem examination will be performed to determine the cause of death.