The body of a 45-year-old man was this morning discovered at a dam at Naarstigheid, West Coast of Berbice (WCB).
He has been identified as Suraj Sookdeo, also called “Terry”, of Number 11 Village, WCB.
According to his sister-in-law Bebi Bacchus, the man was last seen by the family at about 19:00h on Wednesday.
According to the Bacchus, Sookdeo was in the habit of using of using illegal drugs and is a “known character” to the police.
Police in Berbice are currently investigating the matter.
Sookdeo, who lived with his brother and his wife, leaves to mourn one daughter.