Cops probing death of St Monica pensioner

-body burnt in house after find

The decomposing body of a pensioner was found at his Upper Pomeroon River home last Friday and police are now investigating his death as well as a decision to burn his home with his body in it the day after the discovery.

The nude body of Winston James, 71, of St. Monica, Upper Pomeroon River, was found on a bed by his wife’s sister-in-law after she went to make her regular checks on the now dead man.

Jennifer Smithett said her husband was living alone since January after she went to work at Charity, while their daughter attended school on the coast. It is unclear how James met his demise and his wife said that she would have been satisfied if police investigations were conducted but any evidence is …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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