Suicide in gated community

Suicide in gated community

A gated community in western New Providence was rocked by a suicide Wednesday night, police confirmed.

According to reports, shortly after 11:00 p.m. Wednesday, police were called to a residence in Venetian West.

Upon arrival, officers found the lifeless body of a female lying in bed with a plastic bag wrapped around her head.

Paramedics were called to the scene; however, they were unsuccessful with reviving her.

She was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Investigations are ongoing.


Butt drug smuggler nabbed

A Suriname resident found himself in hot water Wednesday after attempting to smuggle a quantity of drugs into the country.

According to police, the man was found carrying drugs in his rectum.

Police reports revealed that the 29-year-old Guyanese male was taken into custody at Lynden Pindling International Airport (LPIA) shortly before 4:00 p.m. Wednesday.

The man arrived into the country via a flight from Jamaica, police revealed.

He was taken to hospital and later excreted a number of capsules, each containing a quantity of cocaine, reports said.

Police confirm that the man will be formally charged once he has been released from hospital.