Pandit, Son Killed in Their Campbellville Home


GUYANA — Police in Guyana are probing the deaths of a father and son whose bodies were discovered in their Craig Street, Campbellville home sometime Tuesday morning.

Dead are Deonarine Liliah, a pandit, and his son Gopaul Liliah, a businessman of Lot 25 Craig and Delph streets, Campbellville.

In a press release, the police said they “are investigating the murder of Deonarine Liliah, 61, a Pandit/Astrologer and his son Gopaul Liliah, 28, self-employed both of lot 23 Craig Street, South Half Sec. ‘G’ Campbellville which occurred between 06:00hrs on Saturday July 07, 2018 and 10:00hrs today (Tuesday) at the said address.”

The police said, “Both bodies which were discovered with multiple stab wounds are presently at the Lyken’s Funeral Home awaiting a post-mortem examination.”

A male suspect has been arrested and is in custody assisting in the investigation.