Police make an arrest over roadside body discovery

The Public Security Department’s (PSD) Criminal Investigation Unit apprehended a man, who confessed to committing murder and dumping the body on the side of the road.

Spokesperson of the PSD said in a statement on Tuesday that the main operations room in Zarqa received a report of a body on the side of a road in the Dhlail area. Officers then arrived at the scene and opened an investigation into the case.

The forensic examiner and the public prosecutor conducted a preliminary examination on the scene, and confirmed that the body was of a male, in his thirties, who appeared to have suffered multiple stab wounds in addition to strangulation marks on his neck.

The spokesperson said that the Zarqa Criminal Investigation Unit identified the main suspect in the case in record time, and made an arrest. Upon questioning the suspect, he confessed that he committed the murder following a row with the victim.

Investigation into the case is still ongoing, he added, noting that the case will be transferred to the public prosecutor.

Source: Jordan News Agency