A man was found dead near an Avocado tree at Bourg Mulatresse early on Tuesday morning.

Although an autopsy is yet to be conducted to determine the cause of death, police officers who visited the scene suspects that the man may have fell to his death after climbing the tree.

Police said villagers found the body of Salim Ayers near an avocado tree at River Road, Upper Grand Curucaye, Bourg Mulatresse at about 6 am.

They called the police, who went to the scene along with a district medical officer who pronounced Ayers dead.

An autopsy is scheduled to be done on Friday at the Forensic Science Centre.

Police said there were no marks of violence on the body.