Police are investigating the death of 26-year-old Neville Rodrigues, a miner of Karasabai Village, South Pakaraima who died on Friday at the Jawalla Health Post while receiving treatment for a severe head injury.
Initial enquiries revealed that Rodrigues was working in a pit, along with other workers when a chunk of hard mud reportedly fell on his head.
According to the Police, he was rushed to the health center in a serious condition where he succumbed.
The body is at the Kamarang mortuary awaiting a postmortem examination.
Investigations are ongoing.