Brazilian miner dies in Cuyuni cave-in

The body of Josias Santos de Cruz, 41, a Brazilian national, was brought to the city from Eteringbang and taken to the Lyken’s funeral home on Saturday. While details are sketchy, this newspaper was told that de Cruz died after the mining-pit he was working in, caved in. The camp was in the vicinity of Eteringbang.

Police are investigating the incident. Stabroek News was told that de Cruz’s relatives are expected to arrive today.

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