Man found dead in city hotel identified

first_imgSome three days after a lifeless body was found in a city hotel room, the elderly man was identified by a relative on Saturday morning.Dead is 74-year-old Michael Rajnauth, a vendor of Lot 548 Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara. He was identified by his son.A post-mortem examination is expected to be conducted on the man’s body to determine the cause of death. Rajnauth was found motionless in a room at the K&VC Hotel on South Road, Georgetown, on Wednesday, sometime around 13:30h.According to reports, the man had checked into the room on Tuesday, and paid to utilise it for one day. However, when the time expired at about noon the following day, the receptionist reportedly called the guest but there was no answer.Other staff members sought to knock on the man’s room door, but again, received no response. The hotel’s manager subsequently ordered staffers to enter the room.It was then that the elderly man was found clad in only a grey three-quarter pants, lying lifeless on the bed. A white substance, suspected to be poison was observed around the bed and on the floor, near the man.There were no signs of violence on the deceased’s body, Police said.His body was taken to the Lyken’s Funeral home.last_img

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