Thursday 20 February, 2020

Autopsy ordered as man found dead at Cunupia home

An autopsy is expected to be performed to confirm the cause of death of a 38-year-old man.

The deceased has been identified as Navin Roopnarine of Mon Plasir Road, Cunupia.

According to police reports, at 1 pm on Monday, Roopnarine was at the home of a relative who lives next door, when he left to go to a nearby parlour.

However, after 30 minutes passed and Roopnarine did not return, relatives went to check on the 38-year-old.

Roopnarine was found lying face down on the floor of his home.

Relatives forced their way into the house and took Roopnarine to the Chaguanas Health Facility.

However, he was pronounced dead on arrival.

While foul play is not suspected, police said that a post mortem was needed to confirm the cause of death before inquiries could proceed.

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