The Savanna-la-Mar Police are now investigating the discovery of the skeletal remains of what appears to be a male, which was on Tuesday afternoon.

The gruesome discovery was reportedly made by workmen clearing bushes in the vicinity of the Savanna-la-Mar public transport center.

According to sources, the skeletal remains are believed to be that of a former patient of the nearby Savanna-la-Mar Public General Hospital, who was reported missing approximately two weeks ago.

Investigators say there are currently awaiting forensic reports to determine the cause of death and the identity of the deceased.