Scavenger killed in dump

The body of a 28-year-old scavenger was found among the garbage at the Forres Park Landfill in Claxton Bay yesterday.

The victim was later 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 sliced 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.