An unidentified man was found murdered at the side of the road in an area in Wallerfield on Friday morning.

According to a police report, around 10.30 am PC Garcia and WPC Phillips assigned to the Cumuto Highway Patrol received information that a man was seen lying on the road at Hamilton Sidings, Wallerfield, Arima.

When they responded they saw a man of mixed descent, medium-built lying motionless off the southern side of the roadway.

Police said the man’s body bore multiple gunshot wounds to the chest area.

Several people were interviewed by police in the area however, no one knew the man or ever saw him in the area before.

Police are asking for assistance from the members of the public in identifying the murdered man.