Police are trying to identify the body of a man that was found in a forested part of Cunaripo, Sangre Grande, on Wednesday morning.
Police said a man was walking through the Guaico-Tamana Road, at round 11.25 am looking for firewood when he found the decomposing body of a man in a pool of water.
Police went to the area and were guided to the spot by the man about 200 feet into the forest.
The body was wearing a pair of red three-quarter pants and a brown vest.
Crime scene investigators and a district medical officer visited the area and ordered the body removed to the Forensic Science Centre, St James.
Officers of the Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region II are continuing enquiries.