Unidentified assailants have killed a police sergeant who was stationed at a checkpoint in the Bia-Tano Forest.
The officer has been identified as Sergeant Titus Avoka Azasiyande.
A tipper truck driver heading from Kasapin to Bediako discovered him early on Thursday.
In addition to his AK-47 rifle, Sergeant Avoka Azasiyande was discovered with an empty shell next to him.
The driver called the police, who responded and transported the body to the Goaso mortuary for autopsy and preservation.
Police have not yet located the murderers or ascertained their motivation for the murders.
Sergeant Avoka Azasiyande was stationed at the Tano Forest Snap Check, which is a remote area in the Ashanti Region.
Police retrieved his Vivo mobile phone, food wrapped in a polythene bag and his Honda motorbike from the scene of the incident.