EBD man dies in suspected hit-and-run accident

first_imgPolice are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Suresh Mangru, whose lifeless body was discovered about 04:30h on Wednesday, on the western parapet of Garden of Eden Public Road, some 400 yards from his home, with injuries to his head and ribs, consistent with that of a vehicular accident.Based on reports reaching this newspaper, Mangru was last seen walking out of his street into the Public Road around 03:00h, and was suspected to have been struck by a passing motor vehicle.The nephew of the deceased, Mohan Sugrim, told Guyana Times that the elderly man resided alone in an adjoined property and was taken care of by other relatives, as his former wives and children lived outside of the country. The nephew stated that his mother, up to the time of her passing, had tended to the daily needs of her elderly sibling.A relative of the deceased pensioner disclosed that Mangru would usually take late-night strolls on the road and was late last year struck by a passing car during one of his late-night ventures. He was reportedly hospitalised briefly as a result.Mangru, who was described as a friendly and quiet individual, leaves to mourn some three ex-wives and several children.The body is presently at the Lyken Funeral Parlour awaiting a post-mortem examination.last_img