Jamaica Crime News, St James: Detectives attached to the Freeport police station in Montego Bay, St James, have reported that swift actions have led to the arrest of one man in connection with the death of a man, whose burnt body was discovered with multiple chop wounds in Adelphi, St James on Wednesday morning, September 12.
The police say they are unable to release the name of the accused at this early time.
The police stated that the dead man, 27-year -old Odane Nesbeth of Rose Heights in St James, was out on bail after being charged with murder in the year 2017.
Reports by the Adelphi police are that Nesbeth whose bail condition stated that he relocate to live with family members in Content, Adelphi went missing from the community on Monday night, about 8:00 p.m.
Approximately 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, residents in the community of Content smell a foul stench coming from sections of bushes and went to investigate.
Later in the afternoon, the residents alerted the police after discovering what they believed was a decomposing body, the police rushed to the scene, but poor lighting led to the search being called off.
On Wednesday morning, the team returned to the scene, the body was discovered and positively identified as Odane Nesbeth.
He had what appeared to be multiple chop wounds to his upper body which was also set on fire.
Nesbeth was one of six men implicated in the shooting death of 14-year-old Jordane Blackwood in Rose Heights community, in the month of July 2017.