decomposed body of 24-year-old
Vidanand Latchman was
discovered hanging from a rafter in his mother's
house at Belle West, New Housing Scheme, Canal
Number Two Polder, West Bank Demerara on
Andrew Kalliram pointing
to the cement sling and the rafter where his
brother-in-law was found hanging.
brother-in-Law, Andrew Kalliram, 31, told the
Chronicle that the deceased lived alone, but is
married with two children, and lived away from
said his mother migrated a year ago and since
then Latchman lived in the house, and was not
known to be a trouble maker, though he had a
said they last saw Latchman alive Thursday last
week when he was on his way home walking on the
does drink and go home and never troubled
anyone, so his death came as a surprise because
he was not a person who would take his own
life," a neighbour said.
said for a few days prior to the discovery they
were aware of an obnoxious smell coming from
Latchman's residence and informed the police.
body was found in the living room, hanging from
a cement sling.
and neighbours yesterday visited the house and
tried to cleanse the building.
neighbours believe he was murdered.
police removed the corpse about 15:30 h
police are investigating and a post mortem on
the corpse is scheduled for today.
December 02, 2005