The St. Mary police have confirmed that they are still working to remove the decomposed body of a man, which was discovered in a pit in the Tree Hill area on Sunday, February 24.
The lawmen also confirmed that the body is believed to be that of Warren Henry, a St. Mary resident who went missing from his home several days ago.
Reports are that on Sunday, residents living in Tree Hill, Industry Pen in St Mary smell a foul odor coming from the area and went to investigate.
Further checks revealed that the odor was coming from the pit. A close observation led to the discovery of the decomposed body at the bottom of the pit.
The police and the Fire Department were called into the scene, and attempts are now being carried out to remove the body, which is in a vast state of decomposition from the pit.