Partially Decomposed Body of unidentified man found floating next to Anna Catherina Seawall


A body was on Tuesday found floating next to the Anna Catherina Seawall on the West Coast of Demerara.

The chilling discovery came after someone made an unknown call to the police at the Leonora Station around 16:40 hours on Tuesday. It is said that the Police visited the scene at about 17:00 hrs.
On arrival at the scene, the ranks observed the body, a male of East Indian descent, floating about 20 feet away from the Seawall.

‘’The body was clothed in a short pants, and a green shirt. The partially decomposed body was then fished out of the water. No mark of violence was seen on the most exposed part of the body.’’ a statement from Police Headquarters noted.

The scene was photographed, and several persons were questioned. No particulars or information is available for the said body. The body was escorted to the Leonora Cottage Hospital where it was seen and examined by a doctor on duty and was officially pronounced dead on arrival.

The body is presently lying at the Ezekiel Funeral Home awaiting Identification and a post mortem examination.


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