Body of missing engineer found at Land of Canaan

first_imgOne day after an engineer attached to the JSB Investment Stone Yard and Wharf at Block R Soesdyke, East Bank Demerara (EBD) was reported missing, his body was retrieved from the Demerara River.Dead: Neil SookramDead is 34-year-old Neil Sookram, also called “Doujohn”, of Lot 18 Caines Street, Meadow Bank, Greater Georgetown. He was last seen at the work site about 00:30h on Monday last.Guyana Times understands that he was last seen entering the boat, “Christopher B”, reportedly under the influence of alcohol. At the time, the boat was docked at the said location.Preliminary investigations revealed that a colleague, Marcini Grosvenor of New Amsterdam, told investigators that the victim went onto the boat and requested that they go and have two more bottles of beer, but he refused.As such, Sookram reportedly left the cabin and was not seen until his body was discovered on Tuesday morning at Land of Canaan, EBD. The body was examined by detectives, but there were no visible marks of violence seen on the body. Attempts to contact his aunt, Annette Sookram, proved futile.His body was taken to the Lyken Funeral Home to await a post-mortem examination. The Police are conducting their investigations.last_img

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