According to initial police investigations, the body of 64-year-old Huelo Pableto Hanley Cornelius of Fountain Village was discovered on Monday, 6th April, on his premises shortly before 6:00am.
Information released from the Police Force states that Cornelius, who operated a variety shop in Fountain, left his place of business at around 11:00pm on Sunday, 5th April, at which time the investigations revealed he was attacked in his yard by an armed assailant(s).
His body was discovered by a villager on Monday last.
The force has disclosed that an autopsy will be performed on the body of the late Cornelius to establish the exact cause of death.
The investigators ask that anyone who has information pertaining to this incident should call the VCU at 467-1886, 467-1887, 467-1888, the nearest police station, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-8744(TIPS).
Callers using Crime Stoppers do not have to provide personal information, and you may be eligible for a reward.