The man has been identified only as “Dawson”
Police said around 1.30 p.m., a passerby was walking through a track near his home when he saw the body of a man lying motionless at the side of a wooden structure.
Officers said the deceased was last seen alive at around 7 p.m. the previous day.
The body bore no marks of violence and was removed to the mortuary of San Fernando General Hospital pending a post-mortem.
The man is said to be about 45 years old.