Former General Manager of Guyana National Printers Limited, Angold Thompson this morning perished in a fire at his home.
The early morning fire erupted at the John Street and Stone Avenue, Campbellville property at around 02:00hrs.
The 76-year-old man and his family were making their way out of the house when Thompson turned back to collect personal belongings.
As a result, he became trapped in the blaze and he never made it out.
The other family members made it out alive.
The building was completely gutted. An investigation is underway.