Decomposed Body Found on Farm Up North

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Updated: May 29, 2017

Police are still trying to ascertain the identity of a body that was found in the Orange Walk District on Sunday morning.  The body was found on a farm in the Petville Area just after ten o’clock.  It was in an advanced state of decomposition and as a result, a post mortem was conducted on site.  The body is that of a man and had suffered a fractured nasal bone, force trauma injuries, fracture to the right great horn and bilateral lesser horns of the hyoid bone and was strangled.  The hyoid bone is a U-shaped, solitary bone localized at the root of the tongue, in the midline of the neck.