Cops probing body with bullet at Eccles

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) is looking into the death of an unidentified man whose body was discovered on the Eccles Access Road, East Bank Demerara (EBD) with a suspected bullet wound on Saturday.

Information reaching this newspaper indicates that the body bore three gunshot wounds. One to the man’s side, another to his arm and another on his head.

The body was discovered around 22:00 hrs on Saturday and the police reported yesterday that they still have not been able to confirm the identity of the man. Calls to Lyken Funeral Parlour, where the body was taken after discovery, revealed that no one has turned up to identify the body.

Stabroek News checked the area where the man’s body was reportedly found but none of the residents could recall hearing or seeing anything suspicious before, or around the time the man’s body was found.

According to a police press release the dead man appears to be in his thirties. At the time he was found he was wearing blue jeans, black shoes, and a blue denim coat over a white jersey.

More in Local News

Comments

About these comments

The comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit or delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity.

Get the day's headlines from SN in your inbox every morning:

Most Read This Week

  1. Maxton Lawrie

    Essequibo rice farmer killed by sister in apparent act of self defence

  2. Kelly Datt

    Bandits shoot dead one of their own during Edinburgh robbery

  3. Sueanna Walcott

    Mahaicony crash claims second victim

  4. Area where Akeem Grimmond’s body was found

    Boy, 14, found murdered in burial ground

  5. Nazim Jabhar and Angela Jabhar

    Woman critical, niece, 3, injured in Albion hit and run

  6. Gailann Chacon

    Excavator operator killed, friend injured

  7. Tyrell Pershad

    Stewartville woman seeks answers after finding son dead at home

  8. Alvin Reid

    ‘Satan’ charged with murdering Two Sisters girl


Recommended For You