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The body of a man was found on Saturday morning at the Guinness Bar on Main Street and Lad Lane, New Amsterdam, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne).
Dead is 55-year-old Junior Quintin also called “Hammer” of 58 Stanleytown, New Amsterdam.
He was reportedly found lying face down in the compound of the bar.
Guyana Times understands that no visible mark of violence was initially seen on the body. However, smoking utensils were found next to him.
The bar closed its doors shortly after midnight on Friday and according to operators, Quintin was reportedly not there at the time.
Meanwhile, guards stationed at Citizens Bank, which is situated next door to the Guinness Bar, reported not seeing or hearing anything strange during the night.
“Hammer” was a known character around the town and frequently got into misunderstandings with residents.
His body is currently at the New Amsterdam Hospital Mortuary awaiting a post-mortem examination (PME).