The body of a 6-year-old missing boy was found floating in the water at a sewage plant in Lionel Town, Clarendon at the weekend.

Young Oshane Banton’s body was found after a search team went looking for him.

The Police say an investigation is now underway to determine the circumstances surrounding his death.

Young Oshane reportedly went missing on Friday.

The family also informed the Lionel Town Police, which subsequently organized a search with the support of the community on Saturday.

The search team found Oshane’s body about 5:30 Saturday afternoon floating in the water at the sewage plant in the community.

Detectives are awaiting the outcome of a post mortem to determine the next steps in the investigation.

Anyone with information that can assist investigators is being asked to contact the Lionel Town Police at 876-986-3233 or 876-986-3207 or the nearest police station.