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An American Airline staff and another man were found dead in a car in Marriott Hotel’s parking lot on Saturday morning.
The dead men have been identified as Justin Teixeira – an American Airline staff – and Richie Hansraj.
Village Voice News understands that the discovery was made during the wee hours of Saturday morning, and that, it was a hotel staff who alerted the police.
Police investigators are currently on the scene, however, it is suspected to be a murder-suicide. Two men were known to be friends, and Hansraj, according to information reaching this publication, was scheduled to get married in May.
In a press release police said ranks are investigating the deaths of the two men whose bodies were found in a vehicle in the Marriott Hotel’s parking lot.
Police said at about 00:16 hrs Police at Brickdam Police Station received information that two bodies were lying motionless in a car in the Marriott Hotel parking lot.
As a result, the scene was visited a few minutes later (at 00:30hrs) by D/ASP Nedd and other ranks.
Investigators were told by a 28 year-old employee of the Marriot Hotel that on Friday April 22, 2022 at about 23:30hrs, he received a phone call from June Teixeira, a 60 year-old pensioner of Middle Road, La Penitence, Georgetown that her son Justin Teixeira, a 34-year-old Flight Attendant with American Airline, was having a seizure and if someone can check on him.
The hotel employee said he immediately dispatched another employee to check on Justin Teixeira who was a guest at the Marriott but when the employee checked the room he was staying in on the sixth floor it was found to be empty. The employee then went to Teixeira’s black Vezel motorcar (#PAC 2607) that was parked in Marriott’s parking lot where he observed Teixeira sitting in the driver’s seat, and all the windows of the vehicle were half-way down.
The employee said he opened the front passenger door and discovered Paishnarine Hansraj, a 25-year-old from Hague Backdam, West Coast Demerara, sitting in a crunch-like position. Both Teixeira and Hansraj appeared to be motionless.
He immediately called 911 and the Ambulance with EMT arrived along with the Police where they were both pronounced dead at the scene by Dr. Jagoo.
and bodies were processed by ranks from the Police Crime Scene Unit. No marks of violence were seen on the exposed parts of the bodies. A plastic container containing a whitish hard substance suspected to be narcotics was found on the back seat of the vehicle.
The bodies were escorted to the Memorial Garden Funeral Home awaiting PME.
Investigations, including the review of CCTV footage, are ongoing.