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Man found dead at East Ruimveldt with gunshot wound

Police investigators in Regional Division 4 'A' are probing the alleged murder of an unidentified male of African descent, whose body was found today at Self Help Square, East Ruimveldt, Georgetown, with a suspected gunshot wound.

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) stated that at about 03:05h, an unknown caller reported to the Police that a male was seen lying on the roadway in Self Help Square, East Ruimveldt.

Ranks were dispatched to the scene, and the man was found lying face down, clad in a black Capri pants, a multi-coloured shirt with a blue hooded long-sleeve sweater, and a black toque on his head.

He was also seen with a suspected gunshot wound to the left side abdomen. The Police processed the scene, and one .40 suspected spent shells were recovered about 6 feet south of the body.

A black and red Jordan haversack, containing two bottles of Hennessey, two male colognes, two male body sprays, two knives, and $18,860 cash, were also found next to the victim's body.

"Checks were made for CCTV cameras which were seen but are yet to be viewed. Several persons were interviewed by the Police," the GPF said.

The man's body is at the Memorial Gardens Funeral Home awaiting Post Mortem Examination (PME) and identification. Investigations are ongoing.


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