BEIRUT: Authorities located Monday the head of a decapitated body that was found decomposing in a north Lebanon forest over the weekend, the National News Agency said.
On Sunday, the state-run agency said a decapitated body was located by local residents in the forests near the Akkar village of Baino.
The NNA said Monday judicial police managed to locate the head after a search using police dogs.
It said a hunting rifle was also located and that an investigation has been launched to ascertain the circumstances surrounding the incident.
Medical examiners have concluded that the body belonged to a man who was killed 15 days ago.