Elderly security guard discovered dead at worksite

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Dead: Yvette Wilson Photo credit: News Room

A security guard attached to MMC Security Service was found dead in a guard hut on Tuesday at David Persaud Investment Incorporated, Happy Acres, East Coast Demerara (ECD). The deceased has been identified as 56-year-old Yvette Wilson of Lot 1 Paradise, ECD. Her body was found at about 05:00 h.

They Break News understands that Wilson was performing duty from 19:00h on Monday to 07:00h on Tuesday when she was discovered motionless in the guard hut by a supervisor. A statement from Police Headquarters said that the woman made an entry into the worksite diary at around 03:00h on Tuesday.

It is alleged that she was suffering from blood pressure issues and reported sick while on duty last Saturday and went to the Georgetown Public Hospital where she was instructed to return on the following day. 

Subsequently, Wilson resumed duty on Monday.

Her body bore no marks of violence, a Police report said.  Wilson was later transported to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation by an ambulance and was pronounced dead on arrival.  Her body is presently lying at the Sandy’s Funeral Parlour awaiting a post mortem examination. An investigation has since been launched by the Police Force surrounding the circumstances of the elderly woman’s death.

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