A post-mortem, conducted on the remains of 21066 Private Dellon Nero, revealed that, the cause of death was consistent with drowning, a release from the Guyana Defence Force said on Monday.
The release said that Chief of Staff, Brigadier Mark Phillips met on Monday with the late Private’s father, mother and other relatives to convey to them the findings of the GDF’s investigative team that was sent to the New River area on March 23. This was in an effort to bring closure with regard to the loss of their loved one.
The release said that at the time of his demise, Private Nero, was deployed to the Guyana Defence Force border Base at Camp Jaguar, at New River. His remains were laid to rest on March 28 last.