A 75 year-old man’s body was found without its head on Saturday morning near the rail lines of Nkontompo in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolitan Area.
The man’s headless body was then transported to the morgue.
It is believed that the deceased had gone to the community park at dawn for prayers.
He was identified as Kobina Ackon, a native of Ekumfi Nsafor in the Central Region.
He said the man was a responsible mason and well known in the community, adding that his death came as a huge surprise and shock to the whole community.
Police have urged anyone who might have information regarding the man murder to come forward with the necessary evidence to help with investigations.