WBD man electrocuted while making illegal connection to house

Dead: Rondel Wilson

Thirty-six-year-old Rondel Wilson, a taxi driver of Church Street, Stanleytown, West Bank Demerara (WBD), was on Sunday afternoon electrocuted while trying to run electricity to his house.
Based on reports received, at about 12:10h Wilson’s motionless body was found in a nearby drain.
Reports are that the taxi driver had set up an illegal electrical diversion system in his building, with several live electric wires were in close proximity. Residents in the area reportedly heard a loud noise sounding like an explosion as Wilson was tending to the wires at the time.
His body was found lying motionless in a nearby drain by neighbours who summoned the police.
Upon arrival, the police checked the body for marks of violence, but none was found.
Wilson was then escorted to the West Demerara Regional Hospital and pronounced dead on arrival. The body was then transported to Ezekiel Mortuary awaiting post-mortem examination.
Investigations are ongoing. (G9)