A 59-year old Paramin man who attended a parang fete in the district on Saturday night, fell to his death while walking toward his home on Sunday morning.
According to reports, Andre Lopez, 59, was last seen alive at the party having a good time, however, police believe that he left the party in an intoxicated state during the early morning hours when it is believed he slipped and fell 75 feet down a precipice. On Sunday, gardeners saw Lopez’ body lying face down at the bottom of the precipice.
Officers of the Maraval Police Station were alerted and villagers, along with fire officers, assisted in bringing the man’s body to the roadway where it was viewed by the District Medical Officer.
An autopsy will be performed on Monday.