At about 16:40 hrs on Tuesday, an unknown caller contacted the Leonora Police Station and reported that a body was seen floating next to the Anna Catherina Seawall, West Coast Demerara (WCD). Police ranks visited the scene at about 17:00 hrs.
On arrival at the scene, the ranks observed the body, a male of East Indian descent, floating about 20 feet away from the seawall.
The body was clothed in short pants and a green shirt. The partially decomposed body was then fished out of the water. No mark of violence was seen on the most exposed part of the body.
The scene was photographed, and several persons were questioned.
No particulars or information is available for the said body.
The body was escorted to the Leonora Cottage Hospital where it was seen and examined by a doctor on duty and was officially pronounced dead on arrival. The corpse is at the Ezekiel Funeral Home awaiting identification and a post-mortem examination.