Labourer falls off Charity wharf, presumed drowned

Police at Charity are investigating reports that a man, who was allegedly under the influence of alcohol, fell into the Pomeroon River and apparently drowned at around 1 pm yesterday.

According to reports, Andrew Miguel, 39, of Manawarin, was sitting at the Farmers’ Wharf, Charity, Essequibo Coast and was under the influence of alcohol when he toppled into the river.

One eyewitness told Stabroek News that he too was sitting on the wharf when he overheard Miguel ask a boat captain to take him home. “I hear the boatman tell him that he gon have to pay $2000 and then he gone and sit down at the edge of the wharf there and then all I hear is prab!” the eyewitness said. “And when we …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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