Miner found dead at Issano Backdam

At about 0700h yesterday, police say that the body of miner Rupert Gray, 31 years, was found in a camp at 23 Miles, Issano Backdam, Mazaruni, with a piece of rope around his neck.

Public-spirited citizens in the community arrested a suspect and handed him over to the police.

He is in police custody assisting with the investigations, police say.


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