Pool death witnesses wanted

| 29/08/2012

Vicente Inga Sinchi - cropped passport photo.jpg(CNS): Updated Wednesday 4:30pm — Although the police do not suspect foul play in the death of a 39-year-old George Town resident, found dead in a pool at Treasure Island on Monday night, they are appealing for witnesses. Officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of Vicente Ruben Inga Sinchi, from Ecuador, on behalf of the coroner, and are appealing to anyone who may have seen or spoken to the deceased that night to come forward. Enquiries have revealed that on the night of Monday, 27 August, he had been drinking at The Billy Bones Bar located at Treasure Island. Sometime just before midnight, it would appear he entered the swimming pool and was found about ten minutes later at the bottom of the pool.

His family in Ecuador has been informed and police have confirmed that there would appear to be no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. Sinchi was described as  5’4’’in height,  medium build, black hair and was wearing green checked shorts and a green t-shirt on the night he died.

Officers are appealing to anyone who may have seen or spoken to the deceased that night to contact Detective Sergeant Charmaine Huntley on 949-4222.

Meanwhile, police also confirmed that there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a 46-year-old woman whose body was found outside her home in Patrick’s Avenue last Monday. An RCIPS spokesperson was unable to given any details on how the woman had died, whether it was natural causes or an accident, but the police said a post-mortem took place Thursday 23 August and they were satisfied that there were no suspicious circumstances.

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