Fisherman found dead on Mahaicony Public Road

A 58-year-old fisherman was found dead on Thursday morning on the Mahaicony Public Road, East Coast Demerara (ECD).
Dead is Johnny Samuels. Law enforcement officers from the Mahaicony Police Station received an anonymous call reporting a male lying motionlessly on the parapet of Glazier Lust village on the Mahaicony Public Road, ECD. Upon arrival, Police found Samuels lying on his back.

Dead: Johnny Samuels

The Police said no signs of violence were found.
Reports indicate that Samuels was a known alcoholic and lived alone. The last time he was seen alive was on April 2. Family members stated that Samuels had been struggling with alcoholism for years and was trying to get help.
Following the discovery, Samuels’s body was transported to the Mahaicony Public Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The body is currently at Bailey’s Funeral Home awaiting a post-mortem examination.
The Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding Samuels’s death and are urging anyone with information to come forward.
Only a few days ago, the decomposed body of a man who was identified as 71-year-old Albert Callender was found in his home on Norton Street, Wortmanville. Police were called by a neighbour who reported a pungent smell coming from Callender’s locked apartment.
The neighbour last saw Callender alive on April 19, and the Police found the body in a partially decomposed state on April 22.
The body was taken to a funeral home for a post-mortem examination and no foul play was suspected. (G9)