The barrel found with a body of a man inside on Thursday afternoon in St Catherine.
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The shirtless body of a man was found inside a barrel at a section of Hellshire main road in St catherine on Thursday afternoon.
The deceased individual had still not been identified up to late Thursday.
“A passing cyclist saw the barrel and alerted a police team which was conducting operations in the area,” head of the St Catherine South Police, Senior Superintendent of Police Christopher Phillips, said.
He added: “The throat was slashed, the body was shirtless, and the lower body was clad in a pair of jeans.”
The area was cordoned, and following investigations, the body removed.
The St Catherine South police are investigating.