The body of a man matching the description of a missing teenager, was found off the roadway at St Julien Village, Princes Town, on Saturday afternoon.
Police said the body was discovered off Perry Young Road at around 3pm.
There was a wound to the head and it is believed to be that of missing teenager Julio Nazrudeen, who was reported missing on Friday night.
The 18-year-old man was last seen by relatives at around 7pm.
His family made a desperate appeal on social media asking for anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact them.
Investigators said the body matched the description of Nazrudeen.