Former CANU Prosecutor found dead in car

Last Updated on Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 8:20 by Denis Chabrol

Former Prosecutor of the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU), Oswald Massiah was early Wednesday morning found dead in a car at Parika.

Divisional Commander for West Demerara, Assistant Commissioner Leslie James confirmed that the body of Massiah was discovered in a car at the Parika Ferry Stelling  and taken to a nearby hospital.

Sources said Massiah had been ill  for quite a while. There were no marks of violence see on his body.

Massiah recently retired, after serving several years as special prosecutor at the country’s leading anti-drug agency.

He was also a former police prosecutor before moving on to CANU.