The Police have begun their investigation to determine what led to the death of 72yrs-old Caleb Samuel, whose headless body was found on Monday afternoon.
The Swetes resident’s lifeless body was discovered inside Body Pond located near the Swetes village, at around 5 pm yesterday, after reportedly being missing for several days.
According to a StratCom release from the Police, Samuel was last seen alive last Thursday, prior to leaving home; however, family members reported that the father of four was last seen on Sunday and became worried after he did not return from his farm that night.
Although the head of the body was not discovered, the man was able to have been identified by family members because of a handicapped hand and other features including his clothing.
Police reports states that villagers from the area, along with family members assisted them in fishing his body from the water.
The deceased had reportedly returned to a life of farming after spending seven years in prison for a sex crime. He was released last year.
Meanwhile, the police are appealing to anyone with information concerning to this particular incident to contact the Criminal Investigations Department at 462-3913\14.