An unidentified man was found dead with stab wounds along St Francois Valley Road, off Lady Young Road, Morvant this morning.

According to a police report, at about 6 am two police officers were on patrol when they were alerted by a passerby about a body seen lying off the roadway along St Francois Valley Road, off Lady Young Road, Morvant.

The officers called for backup and a team of police officers from the Morvant Police Station and the Morvant CID responded. Upon arrival, officers saw the body of a man lying on the back with what appeared to be stab wounds to the abdomen area.

The District Medical Officer visited the scene and pronounced the unidentified man dead. The body was removed to the Forensic Science Centre in St James for identification and subsequent autopsy.

Reporter: Rhondor Dowlat