The body of a 28-year-old scavenger was found among the garbage at the Forres Park Landfill, Claxton Bay, on Wednesday.
He was identified as Vijay Ramjattan, of Samad Ali Trace, Claxton Bay.
Police said the body was found around 6 am. The victim’s throat appeared to have been slit and there were other bruises on the body. According to police reports, Ramjattan’s body was discovered by another scavenger.
Police are still trying to ascertain the circumstances of his murder.
The body was viewed by a district medical officer who ordered its removal to the Forensic Science Centre, Federation Park. Police will be viewing surveillance footage from nearby CCTV cameras to assist them with their investigations.