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Cedros police officers at the scene of the suspected homicide along the Southern Main Road, Cedros, yesterday. PICTURE KRISTIAN DE SILVA

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Kissoon Motee worked hard keeping the streets of Cedros clean. He was a bottle collector who, despite being mentally challenged, was never known to interfere with anyone.

On Wednesday, while a man jogged along the Southern Main Road in Limesfield, Cedros, he came upon Motee’s corpse.

He was lying on his stomach inside a track a short distance from the road.

Motee, who lived alone, wore a blue jersey and blue jeans. The back of the jersey was spattered with dried blood and there were wounds to his upper torso. Police believe he was bludgeoned to death.A party of officers from the Cedros Police Station led by ASP Abbott and including Sgt Beharry, WPC Phino-Bobb and PC John visited the scene.

During an interview with Guardian Media, Motee’s brother Bobby said the murder was baffling.

“I am still trying to figure out what went on. We heard there was a mad man with a cutlass in that area and we do not know what played off,” Motee added. He said his brother never interfered with anyone and he was a hardworking person.

An autopsy has been scheduled to be done on Motee’s body today.