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Two arrested in connection with death of woman, missing cash

Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of a 68-year old woman whose body was found bound and gagged in her home, police said.

The motive for the death was unclear but police said “a sum of cash has been reported missing from the home.”

She has been identified as 68-year old Chandroutie Persaud of River View Squatting Area, Mahaica, East Coast Demerara.

Investigators learnt that her body was found in her home at about 5:30 AM Saturday, May 23, 2015.

“Her hands were tied behind her back and her mouth was gagged. She was pronounced dead on arrival at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation,” police said.

Two men have been arrested and are in police custody assisting with the investigations.