Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 56-year-old man of Richmond Village, Essequibo Coast.
Pooran Kumar Silas, a pump attendant, was at around 06:00hrs today found dead in a trench in his community.
Reports are that on Thursday at around 12:00hrs, the man left home to go consume alcohol.
The man’s sister told investigators that he returned home later that day at around 21:00hrs.
However, this morning, his body was discovered by neighbours.
Police examined the body for marks of violence but none were seen. Nonetheless, a postmortem examination will be conducted.
Investigations are ongoing.