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A woman and her husband drowned in their septic tank at Hyde Park, Timehri, East Bank Demerara on Wednesday.
According to a police statement enquiries disclosed that Camille Dwarka was going to the toilet when her niece Anita Joseph of the said address heard her screaming and went to her rescue.
Upon checking she discovered her aunt had fallen into the septic tank.
She then called out for Ramlall Madhoo who jumped into the septic tank to rescue his wife but was unable to do so.
The niece went and looked into the septic tank and noticed both bodies were motionless.
The bodies were seen and examined by police but no marks of violence were seen on the most exposed part of their bodies.
The bodies were then uplifted by the undertakers from Memorial Funeral Home and escorted to Diamond Diagnostic Centre where they were both pronounced dead by the doctor on duty.
The bodies are both presently lying at Memorial Funeral Home awaiting post morten examination