Police are at this time trying to identify a human head which was found in a garbage heap along Pall Mall street in Port-of-Spain.
Police say the head was found badly decomposed and that they cannot say if it is that of a man or a woman.
The gruesome discovery was made around five o'clock this morning by sanitation workers attached to the Port-of-Spain City Corporation.
Police officers journeyed to the Beetham landfill in search of finding the rest of the body.
The head has been taken to the Forensic Sciences Centre for examination.
Pall Mall Street is located off Quarry Street in Port-of-Spain.