Decomposed body of miner fished from river


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.


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