The 47-year-old male partner of a woman who is now dead is currently in police custody assisting with the investigation.
Dead is 32-year-old Romona Inniss, of lot 42 Goed Fortuin, West Bank Demerara. According to a police release, around 23:30hrs last evening, at Somerset, Essequibo Coast, the woman who was reportedly intoxicated, suddenly began to cough and vomit blood. Shortly after, she became unconscious and was taken to the Charity Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
Her body is presently at the hospital’s mortuary awaiting an autopsy.
A further update will follow.