[www.inewsguyana.com] – The body of an elderly man was discovered by residents in a yard located at Fyrish, Corentyne Berbice.
Seventy – Five – year – old Herby Hercules of Courtland Village was found lying motionless at approximately 14:30h today, Sunday, May 18, by a relative who lives with him.
iNews (www.inewsguyana.com) understands that the man was a former labourer at the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo). A neighbor told this online news service that he has known the man for some 30 years now.
iNews was also informed that the now dead man had an incident with the said relative he was living with, resulting in him being hit in his head a few weeks a ago.
According to the neighbor, Hercules had received several stitches to his head for injuries he sustained at the hands of the relative. The neighbor explained that there was a dispute between relatives as to who would keep the man, since he was sick.
The neighbor alleged that Hercules was placed on the bridge by the relative and left there. Investigations are in progress.