[www.inewsguyana.com] – Post Mortem Examinations were today (Friday May 09) performed on the bodies of the four persons who died after ingesting liquefied cocaine dissolved in ‘SSS’ tonic.
Police reported moments ago that the cause of their deaths has not yet been determined and body samples have been taken with a view to conducting further examinations.
The PME was performed by Pathologist Dr. Nehaul Singh.
The four persons who died after they drank SSS tonic, which was allegedly laced with cocaine are six – year – old Jahaquel Blair, his parents 42 – year – old Alex Blair, his wife Simone Pryce and a neighbor, 36 – year – old Natasha George.
Meanwhile, Jamal Waterman, 12 years, who had also drank some of the liquid, was admitted to the GPHC and survived.
Police have since confirmed that the bottle of SSS Tonic had cocaine dissolved inside, along with cassareep and chicken foot had been left at the house by a man known to them for a female guest from overseas to take back to the United States.
As such, the tonic was left in the house and all five persons drank it on Sunday morning, after which they collapsed.