Farmer found dead at Chester

Police say they are investigating the death of a farmer whose body was found in the backdam at Chester, West Coast Berbice (WCB) on Friday afternoon.

Dead is Abdul Jameer, 65, of Tempe, WCB. Police say investigations have revealed that Jameer had left on a horse to go into the backdam to tend his cows, but was later found by his son on the ground with the horse’s reins in his grasp. The son was going to assist his father, a police release said.

Police are awaiting the results of a post-mortem examination as investigations continue.

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