An investigation is underway in Dominica after the discovery of a body on Castle Street.

Police have said that the body of Cerilo Alwin Raffique Chance was found inside the property on the morning of September 12.

Sources have said a “disgusting stench” alerted neighbours to the problem, followed up by police.


Castle Street, Dominica. Source: Google Maps


“The body was examined and officially pronounced dead by a medical doctor,” the police press relations officer has said.

Police have confirmed Mr. Chance was 39 years old.

An inquest into the circumstances surrounding Mr. Chance’s death will take place.