The decomposing body of a man was discovered at a location of the Whithorne policing area, on Thursday afternoon, October 18th.
The deceased has been identified as Stanrick Malcolm, 20-year-old, unemployed of Petersfield community and Darliston, both in Westmoreland.
Reports by the police are that about 2:00 pm, on Thursday, residents living at a section of Petersfield known as Roaring River alerted the police after they stumbled upon the decomposing body of a man in bushes.
Upon the arrival of the lawmen, the scene was processed, and the body was later identified to be that of Stanrick Malcolm.
It is believed that the victim was murdered elsewhere and his body dumped at that location.