Decomposing body found in abandoned Belmont house

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Decomposing body found in abandoned Belmont house

Police are trying to positively identify the decomposing body of a man, which was found in a house in Belmont on Sunday.

According to reports, shortly after 10am on Mother’s Day, the body of the man was found in an abandoned two-storey building along Pitman Lane and Walcott Lane, Belmont.

The body bore several wounds to the chest and head.

Investigators found several spent 5.56 mm shells at the scene.