The Guyana Police Force is currently investigating the death of Chinese businesswoman, Sue Di Wong, who was reportedly shot and killed by armed bandits during a foiled robbery attempt at her restaurant at Number 57 Village in Corentyne, Berbice.
Police said the incident occurred around 19:45 hrs Sunday night when 44-year-old Wong, of Number 57 Village, Corentyne, along with her husband and two sons, were having dinner in their restaurant which was closed for business at the time.
Reports are that two men, one of whom was armed with a firearm, entered through an open door in an apparent robbery attempt.
According to a Police statement, Wong’s husband and two children ran out of the building and began to raise an alarm, at which stage the armed man discharged a round that struck Sue Di Wong to her head. The two men then escaped.
Sue Di Wong was taken to the Skeldon Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
A man has been arrested and is in police custody assisting with the investigations.