June 15, 2021

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Bagotstown taxi driver found dead at home



-family suspects foul play


Raoul Anthony Melville


A taxi-driver was found dead at his Bagotstown, East Bank Demerara home during the wee hours yesterday and his family suspects foul play.

Dead is Raoul Anthony Melville, 31,  of Lot 43 Norton Street, Bagotstown. The body of the father of three, was discovered by his 11-year-old son at about 8:45 hrs. According to the police, the boy found the body lying motionless on the floor in the hall area of the house. It was also reported that the western door was open and the bedroom was ransacked. There was no sign of forced entry.

According to the victim’s mother, Shaifali Melville, of the same address, she was washing clothes when she sent her grandson to take a message to his father. Shortly after, the child came running to her and informed her that something was wrong. “Like Tony dead, he on the ground and he isn’t breathing,” the boy told her.

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