A popular mechanic at Mapp Hill, St Michael, was found dead in his home yesterday.
He appeared to have been dead for some time.
The body of Shirland Blenman, who operated Blenman’s Garage, was found by relatives and friends in an a state of decomposition.
When Barbados TODAY, visited the district, through which the bustling Highway 5 runs, residents said that while they knew the elderly man lived alone, they had not realized he had been missing.
“I would see him passing sometimes, but I didn’t realize I wasn’t seeing him anymore, until yesterday,” said one villager.