Update: Black Water miner shot dead

Police in ‘F’ Division are investigating an alleged robbery/murder committed on Pedro Pablo Rosario, 55 years, a miner from the Dominican Republic, which occurred at a mining camp in Black Water Backdam, Cuyuni River, by three armed men about 02:00hrs. Yesterday morning.

Initial investigation revealed that the deceased was relaxing in a hammock at the watch camp, about 30 feet from the dredge, when one of the suspects pounced and discharged a round hitting him. The three suspects then proceeded to the dredge, held the other employees at gunpoint and removed two mats from the sluice box and escaped.

Investigation continuing.

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