Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 65-year-old woman whose body was found on a street in Meten-Meer-Zorg, West Coast Demerara (WCD) this morning.

The deceased has been identified as Dhanjalie Umraoe of Lot 86 Meten-Meer-Zorg. The police confirmed that residents reported seeing the elderly woman walking in the village yesterday afternoon.

According to information received, the woman left her home, where she lived alone, to visit a friend in the village yesterday afternoon. She did not make it back home.

It was this morning, a resident spotted her body on a street in the village. The police were then called in to investigate.

Guyana Standard has been informed that no mark of violence was found in the woman’s body, hence, the police are awaiting a post mortem examination to determine the cause of death. The body is currently at the Ezekiel Funeral home.


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