Jamaica News, Hanover: An elderly man was discovered dead along a section of the Esher main road in Lucea, Hanover on Saturday, February 23.
He has been identified as 65-year-old Derek Whyte of a Lances Bay address also in Lucea area.
Reports by the Lucea police are that about 6:30 a.m., residents stumbled upon Whyte’s body along a section of the roadway and summoned the police.
Upon their arrival, Whyte was discovered lying in a pool of blood with a large wound to his head.
The scene was processed and the body was transported to the Noel Holmes Hospital in Lucea where he was pronounced dead.
Investigators say they are now awaiting a post-mortem examination result to determine the cause of death.