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Leeroy King and Cindy Moses, the couple killed in the Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD) inferno on Tuesday died from smoke inhalation and burns about the body, the Guyana Police Force (GPF) reported Friday. According to a police statement both persons were alive when the fire started.
The burnt remains of 34-year-old King and his reputed wife, 36-year-old Moses were, on Tuesday, night found in their Lot 1139 Block EE Eccles, EBD home.
Reports are that King set the house on fire following an argument with Moses.
A post mortem examination with dissection was conducted on the bodies on Friday at about 10:30h by Dr. Nehaul Singh at the Memorial Gardens Funeral Home and Crematorium.
The families of both King and Moses were able to look at the bodies. King’s body, which bore a tattoo on the right leg, was identified by his brother and sister while Moses’ body, which was burnt beyond recognition was observed by her sister and cousin.
The bodies were handed over to relatives for burial.