The lifeless body of 22-year-old Lee Roy Haylock was found by police in an abandoned lot after midnight on Friday, April 6th north of San Pedro Town. Haylock, a maintenance worker of the San Mateo subdivision, was observed laying on the ground with what appeared to be cut wounds to the throat.
The San Pedro Police were called to the area around 12:30AM, after residents reported noises originating from the abandoned lot. According to the police report, when officers arrived to the area ,they observed Haylock's body face down with cut wounds to the throat. In the immediate area officers retrieved a small knife stained with blood, which is suspected to be the murder weapon.
This marks the third murder for the year on the island.
The San Pedro Sun will have an update when further information is made available.