Carpenter dies after falling from roof

A construction worker lost his life Saturday after falling from the roof of the house he was working on at Corriverton, Region Six (East Berbice/Corentyne).

Dead: Youraj Sewlall
Dead: Youraj Sewlall

Dead is Youraj Sewlall, 29, of Number Nauth Village, Corentyne.
Reports are the father of two and several others were constructing a house when he slipped and fell from the roof.
This publication was told that when Sewlall fell he came into contract with an electric wire from the Guyana Power and Light (GPL) before hitting the ground where several colleagues rushed to his assistance.
He was taken to the Skeldon Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Police have since questioned all the workers as investigations continue.
Sewlall leaves to mourn his wife and two children.