Bus conductor found hanging at Mahaicony home

first_imgA Route 44 minibus conductor was on Saturday evening found hanging under his two-storey Central Mahaicony, East Coast Demerara (ECD) home.Dead is 31-year-old Frank Fordyce, called “Monty” of Lot 31 Farm, Mahaicony. His body was discovered around 21:20h on Saturday by a neighbour.According to information reaching Guyana Times, Fordyce’s next-door neighbour, Atherly Beaton, noticed the conductor under the house and shortly after he realised that the man was hanging from a piece of rope.The Police were summoned and on arrival, they found Fordyce’s shirtless andDead: Frank “Monty” Fordycebarefooted body hanging by the neck. Upon further inspection of his body, no marks of violence were found. As such, investigators are treating the matter as a suicide.Relatives of the now dead man reportedly told the Police that they were unaware if the bus conductor was having any problems. At the time of his death, Fordyce was living alone.A former employer, a minibus driver, told this publication that Fordyce had stopped working with him about a month ago and was conducting another bus. He related that after receiving news of his former employee’s death, he went to his home.“I was on the road when I hear, so I go to the house and it had a lot of people there already … the Police was there too… I don’t know why he do something like this; I really can’t say,” the man told this newspaper.Guyana Times was further told that Fordyce was last seen alive about 20 minutes prior to the discovery of his body.He was removed and taken to the Mahaicony Hospital, where he was confirmed as dead by an on-duty doctor.The body is at the Lyken Funeral Home awaiting a post-mortem examination, which is expected to be conducted today.last_img

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