Man perishes in house fire in Guayaguayare

Sunday, December 13, 2015 - 20:00

A 37-year-old man perished in a fire early Monday morning at the home of a relative in Guayaguayare.

Ramesh Majudilla of La Brea Village, Guayaguayare was in the when it caught afire.

Reports are that around 7.30 am, residents observed that smoke was emanating from the wooden structure.

A neighbour who wished not to reveal his identity said that he heard screams coming from the house in which Majudilla was staying and after a short while the house was engulfed in flames.

Fire officials were called in to extinguish the fire after which the charred remains of Majudilla were discovered.

The body was removed and sent to forensic centre to determine if there was any foul play in the incident .