Man (25) found dead in Police station lockups

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Police are currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a prisoner, Julian Harrison, 25, of La Bonne Intention, East Coast Demerara (ECD), who was found hanging in a cell at the Beterverwagting Police Station at around 16:25h on Wednesday.

They Break News understands that Harrison was arrested earlier in the day as a suspect in a matter of break and enter and larceny. As such, he was placed into custody. However, he was later discovered hanging by his neck from a metal bar vent by his jersey which had been ripped into long pieces then tied together.

The man was taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) where he was pronounced dead on arrival. A post mortem examination will be conducted on his remains soon.

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