Timehri man crushed to death by tree in Reg. 7


Police are investigating the death of 35-year-old Shamlall Moralis who died on Monday after a tree fell on him in Isseneru Backdam, Middle Mazaruni River, Region 7.

The News Room understands that Moralis of Hyde Park, Timehri, East Bank Demerara was employed as a miner by a dredge owner.

On the day in question at around 11:00hrs, he was about to do ground work in close proximity of an excavator which was cutting down a tree at the time.

It is alleged that the operator of the excavator did not see Moralis and so the tree fell on his head and crushed him to death.

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