Police unearthed the body of a male individual in Vieux Fort Wednesday afternoon, multiple law enforcement officials have confirmed.
One official said the body had been decapitated.
St Lucia Times was informed that the discovery was made after a man informed the police that he had killed someone and buried the body.
A law enforcement source disclosed that the man led the police to the spot where the body of the deceased was unearthed.
The suspect is assisting police in their investigations.
There are no further details at this time.