Body of miner found in shallow grave


The partially decomposed body of a 31-year-old miner of Achiwuib, South Rupununi was on Sunday discovered in a shallow grave at Rice Creek, South Rupununi.

Police in a statement on Friday said Marcellus Reynolds called ‘Ton’ was reportedly murdered by a 17-year-old male on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at Marudi Backdam, South Rupununi.

The 17-year-old was arrested and is in police custody.

Police said the body has since been exhumed and arrangements are being made for an autopsy to be done earliest.

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