A decomposed body of a female was found in bushes adjoining the Parry Town Primary School property in St Ann on Friday morning.
The identity of the female has not been ascertained at this time. She is believed to have been in her late twenties.
Reports are that residents discovered the body sometime after 8 am and summoned the police.
Her face was said to be partially decomposed.
Police at this time were not able to determine whether foul play was involved in the woman’s death.
They are appealing to anyone with information in identifying the female to contact the Ocho Rios criminal investigative branch.
In the meantime, residents have indicated that the woman is not believed to be from the Parry Town community.