A heavy police presence is still on Pechon Street in downtown Kingston where The Den understands that the authorities were called to the scene of a gruesome discovery.
While the nature of the incident is not yet clear, police so far only confirming that officers were called to the location at around 1:30 p.m.
However, residents in the area told The Den that lawmen were called to the location after the body of a man was found inside a blue barrel.
Further details will be released when they become available.
This is a developing story. Check back at thedenjamaica.com for the latest updates.