Search continues for minibus driver at Linden’s ‘Blue Lake’
Police and family members are continuing the search for 25-year-old minibus driver, Eusi Lindo who went missing on Thursday after venturing into a blue lake during a planned trip with friends to Richmond Hill, Linden.
On Friday, Police ranks conducted several searches at the location but came up empty-handed; ranks are making periodical checks.
Lindo, of 10th Street, Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara (ECD) and his girlfriend, Ayana Vansertima, along with nine friends travelled to Linden in a minibus where they ventured to the lake on Thursday midday.
Lindo and his girlfriend were reportedly deep in the water during which he went under and never resurfaced. The incident occurred at approximately 12:30h.
The girlfriend said the water was shoulder height when Lindo started experiencing difficulties. She said he tried to hold onto her hand and they both went under but she managed to pull herself up.
The young lady said she heard a splashing sound and saw his hand as he went under. Police were summoned to the location and have conducted a search of the area but were unsuccessful in locating the man.
Meanwhile, investigators have since questioned his girlfriend and friends as the search continues.