Police confirmed the sudden death of a man, whose decomposed body was found in an abandoned building on Parsons Road in Pembroke on Wednesday (February 12).

Officers were “alerted to a foul smell” coming from the building around 8:20am.

Upon investigation they discovered the partially decomposed body of a black male,” a spokesman said.

An on call doctor attended the location a short time later and certified death.

The site has been cordoned off for processing and efforts are currently underway to identify the deceased as well as confirm the circumstances of his death.”