Uncle confesses to strangling alcoholic nephew

first_imgThe body of 30-year-old Jason Rajendra Lall Hiria was discovered by his grandfather in a sitting position in a toilet at his Lot 76 Sixth Street, Anna Catherina WCD home at about 5:30h on Monday.Reports are that the deceased, allegedly an alcoholic, had arrived home in a drunken state at about 01:30h, and an argument was heard coming from the house. After some time the argument ceased, but at about 05:30h, an alarm was raised that Jason was found dead in a toilet.The Police were contacted, and an investigation was launched. There was no sign of forced entry into the house, but detectives have noted the presence of marks of violence around the now dead man’s neck.The body was taken to the Ezekiel Funeral Home, where a post mortem was performed by Dr Nehaul Singh, who gave the cause of Jason’s death as compression injuries to the neck. As a result, the now dead man’s uncle with whom he had lived, was taken into custody. Investigators late Monday night reveal that the uncle has since confessed to the crime.A source told Guyana Times that the late Jason had been a known alcoholic in the community, and whenever drunk, would create a scene at home.Police investigations are continuing.last_img read more