Post mortem confirms missing man died

An autopsy has confirmed that the body discovered Wednesday in a precipice on Gasparillo was that of missing 20-year-old Darion Pierre.

Pierre, of Rushworth Street in San Fernando, was a truck driver employed by Junior Sammy.

Family members identified his body at the Forensic Science Center in St James on Thursday.

An autopsy confirmed that he had been shot.

The body was discovered 25 feet deep in a cliff near Cotton Hill Road by a 16-year-old boy on his way to school.

Police were notified and a team of officers from the Gasparillo Police Department and the Homicide Bureau responded.

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