Body found in Montrose: Police say elderly woman was unwell, would hallucinate


Police say they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 73-year-old Chandroutie Deonarine of Bushlot Village, West Coast Berbice (WCB), whose lifeless body was discovered in a canal at Montrose, East Coast Demerara (ECD), about 07:00hrs this morning.

Traffic on the East Coast came to a halt

As a result of the body being found, traffic had backed up significantly on the East Coast Public Road.

According to the police in a released statement, their investigations revealed that the deceased who was not enjoying the best of health, was staying at her daughter’s home at Happy Acre, ECD.
It was reported that sometime after 01:00hrs this morning,  being in a state of hallucination, Deonarine ventured out of the home for an unknown destination” said the police.

Attempts, by this publication, to get onto family members for further clarification proved futile.

The body is currently at the Lyken Funeral Parlour awaiting a post-mortem examination.


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