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A fuel dealer and his reputed wife were found dead with gunshot wounds to their heads by one of their employees.
Dead are 36-year-old Munishwar Ramkellawan, a businessman of Eteringbang Landing, Cuyuni River, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) and his reputed Venezuelan wife, 26-year-old Marianny Martinez.
Reports are that the couple had been involved in a common-law relationship for some years now and operated a fuel business from their residence along the Eteringbang Landing.
According to eyewitnesses, on Thursday at about 15:00h, Ramkellawan and Martinez were seen imbibing alcoholic beverages at their residence, and this continued into the wee hours of Friday morning.
This publication was told that after some hours of imbibing, persons observed the man and woman engaged in a heated argument. This newspaper was told that the argument lasted for some time before the couple eventually retreated to the inside of their home together. Reports are shortly after the duo had entered their residence, persons in the area heard two loud noises, which sounded like gunshots, but could not ascertain from which direction it emanated.
However, it was not until late Friday at about 17:50h that Ramkellawan and Martinez were discovered lifeless in their home lying next to each other by an employee.
Meanwhile, the police have since said that the bodies of Ramkellawan and Martinez were found in their bed.
Ramkellawan was discovered bearing a single suspected gunshot wound to the right side of his head while his wife bore a single suspected wound to the left side of her head.
Additionally, a 9mm Taurus pistol along with eight live rounds were found on the bed between their two bodies and two spent shells were discovered in the room.
According to the police, they are treating the matter as a murder/suicide as the probe continues.