The body of a female was found in an advanced state of decomposition along the Dawkins Pen main road, Lionel Town, Clarendon on Thursday.
The body has been identified by the police as 19-year-old Shaida McKenzie of Mitchell Town in the parish.
The May Pen Police are that about 10:30 a.m., residents stumbled upon the body and summoned them.
On their arrival, the scene was cordoned and processed.
The body will be removed to the morgue for post mortem.