“Jason” burnt to death in house

Last Updated on Monday, 22 September 2014, 16:46 by GxMedia

Police on Monday said hey were probing why a man entered a house at Pafaite Harmonie and set it ablaze, killing a man named Jason.

Crime sleuths hoped that a man they arrested could assist them in solving the crime.

Investigators said his charred remains were found in a house at 201Parfaite Harmonie, West Bank Demerara, at about 2 O’clock Monday morning.

“Investigations revealed that a man entered the house through a window. A fight subsequently ensued between himself and Jason, an occupant of the house who he had knocked unconscious. He then set the building afire and escaped,” police said in a statement.

Jason’s full name, age and address were not known.

Three other occupants of the house suffered burns while Jason perished in the fire.