The Guyana Police Force announced on Sunday that investigations are being conducted into the circumstances surrounding the death of miner Terrence France of Oronoque, Port Kaituma, North West District whose body was found with several suspected chop wounds.
The body was discovered just after 6 o’ clock on Sunday morning in a mining pit at 8 Miles Backdam, Port Kaituma.
The body is at the Port Kaituma Hospital Mortuary awaiting a post mortem examination.
Just last Sunday, the body of another miner was found in a mining pit at Mazaruni. The man who was identified as Andre Hercules was found with his hands and feet tied and several marks of violence about his body.
Several murders have occurred in the mining community this year.