Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of female Special Constable, Shendal George, 29, of Lima, Essequibo Coast which occurred between 17:30-17:45hrs on Thursday at her workplace located at Anna Regina, Essequibo Coast.
Enquiries disclosed that the victim who was armed with a service revolver and six rounds and was performing duties at the main gate (front) of the Caricom Rice Mill, left her post and was later discovered motionless in a toilet in the said compound with a suspected gunshot wound to her throat.
Her firearm along with five live rounds and a spent shell was found next to her.
Officers are not ruling out the theory that she may have taken her own life.
She was taken to the Suddie Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival. The body is presently at the Hospital’s Mortuary awaiting a post-mortem examination.