Herstelling man died from drowning – post-mortem

first_imgPolice in A Division (Georgetown-East Bank Demerara) has handed over to relatives the body of the 38-year-old Herstelling, EBD resident who was found floating in a canal on Tuesday morning.Dead: Jaigobin SeecharranThe body was released following a post-mortem examination that was conducted on Wednesday by State Pathologist, Dr Nehaul Singh, who found that Jaigobin Seecharran, called “Red Man”, of Lot 92 Herstelling New Housing Scheme, died as a result of “drowning by blunt trauma”.Seecharran’s body was discovered about 08:30h by workers of a nearby block-making establishment floating face-down in the ‘Number 3’ canal, which separates Herstelling and the Mocha Access Road.Guyana Times was told that after the body was spotted, the Police were informed and ranks from the nearby Providence Police Station went over and subsequently summoned the undertakers.At the time, word of the “floating body” spread through the village and persons, including relatives of Seecharran, were gathered around and so they were able to identify the body after it was removed from the canal.This publication understands that Seecharran, a former minibus conductor, was last seen alive by relatives on Sunday evening when he left home about 19:30h.His brother, Seegobin, told this publication that they were not worried when the 38-year-old man did not return home, since he would usually disappear for a few days without informing anyone whenever he imbibed heavily.Meanwhile, the Police had said that checks were made for marks of violence, but none were found on Seecharran’s body.last_img

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