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Guyanese man charged for attempting to have sex with deceased COVID patient

Published:Tuesday | September 29, 2020 | 2:18 PM
He is charged with trespass with intent to commit a sexual offence.

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – A 50-year-old man is due to appear in court virtually after he was caught having sex with a 56-year-old woman who had died from the coronavirus (COVID-19).

The police report that the man from Train Line, Port Kaituma, North West District was held last Saturday after he was allegedly caught having sex with the corpse at the Port Kaituma Hospital Mortuary.

The woman, a farmer, had tested positive for COVID-19 and died on September 21.

The man has since been placed in a facility for quarantine under police guard.

On Monday, police received legal advice to charge the man with the offence of trespass with intent to commit a sexual offence.

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