The Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a Lusignan, East Coast Demerara (ECD) handyman.
The dead man, Narine Singh, 54, of Lot 2 Latchman Singh Housing Scheme, Lusignan Rail-way Embankment, ECD was found lying in a semi-conscious state with injuries to his body on Friday night.
He was picked up by a nephew, his sister Rohanie Bani told Stabroek News, and rushed to the George-town Public Hospital and admitted. However, he succumbed on Saturday morning.
The police are awaiting the results of an autopsy before moving forward with the investigation.
Police Commander of ‘C’ Division Calvin Brutus yesterday told Stabroek News that a team of investigators visited the street on which Singh was found and spoke with neighbours.
He said that from information gathered, Singh had visited Narine’s Liquor shop prior to being found on the road. At the shop, Brutus said they were told that he left without any injuries but as he was traversing the road he stumbled on some concrete blocks used by residents to fill potholes and fell.