Police are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Heraganesh Permauloo, 61, of Bush Lot Farm, Corentyne, Berbice.
It is suspected that he drowned in a nearby trench between Wednesday and Thursday. Investigations revealed that the Permauloo was last seen alive by his brother on Wednesday.
On Thursday however, at around 07:15hrs, the brother went over to Permauloo’s home to carry breakfast as usual and noticed that he was not there.
His brother began making checks for him and subsequently noticed him floating face down in a nearby trench. Police ranks were summoned and Permauloo was fished out of the trench.
No marks of violence were seen on his body. He was taken to the Port Mourant Public Hospital where he was officially pronounced dead on arrival. A post mortem examination will be done on his remains soon.