WBD woman found dead in home


Police in Regional Division Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara) are investigating the alleged murder of a woman, whose body was found in her La Grange, West Bank Demerara, home on Friday.

Dead is 33-year-old Nirmala Sukhai, a labourer of lot 35 Factory Dam, La Grange, WBD.

According to the police, the woman was killed sometime between Thursday, September 29, 2022 about 23:00h and Friday, September 30, 2022 about 16:00h at her home.

Reports are that Nirmala resided alone in a flat, two-bedroom concrete house measuring about 20×30 feet.

On Friday at about 16:00h, Nirmala’s lifeless body was discovered by her 54-year-old mother, who went to go visit her daughter’s home.

“The woman’s body was found lying face down on the bed, clad in a pink top and without any undergarment . A reddish substance which appeared to be blood was seen oozing from her mouth. The scene was canvassed and a grey short pants was found on the bed, which appeared as though it was cut from the back. A brown-handle knife was found under the deceased body on the bed,” the police said.

A probe has been launched by the ranks at the La Grange Police Station. Several persons were questioned so far.

Nirmala’s body was escorted to the West Demerara Regional Hospital, where it was formerly pronounced dead on arrival.

It was then escorted to the Ezekiel Funeral Home. Investigations continue.