Jamaica Crime News, Montego Bay: The Granville Police in St James, say they are now awaiting a post-mortem examination to determine the cause of death, of an elderly man whose decomposing body was discovered on his verandah on Tuesday, October 16.
The deceased has been identified as 89-year-old Isaiah Allen of Camrose district in Granville.
Reports by the police are that about 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, residents in the community smell a foul odor coming from the directions of Allen’s house, and went to investigate.
Upon entering the yard, they stumbled upon Allen’s decomposing body, which was lying on the verandah of the house.
A section of his foot was eaten away and this the police say might have been the work of stray dogs.