The decomposed body of a miner who was feared dead by drowning on Monday was fished from the Blackwater Backdam, Kuribrong, Region Eight (Potaro-Siparuni) river on Friday morning.
Dead is 26-year-old Owen Charles, a miner of One Mile, Wismar, Linden.
He is said to have died between 16:00hrs on Monday at Blackwater Backdam, Kuribrong, and it was not until yesterday that persons recovered his decomposed body in the said river.
Charles’ body was escorted to a funeral home in Linden awaiting to be transported to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for a Post Mortem Examination (PME).
Investigations in his alleged drowning are presently on going.