Body found floating in river is lawyer's son

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 15:00

There’s confirmation this afternoon that the body found floating in a drain in Woodland is that of Richard Ramlal.

The 27-year-old man had been missing for several days after last being seen on Sunday morning.

Around 2.30 p.m. yesterday, a resident saw the body floating in a river off Connector Road, La Fortune in woodland.

Investigators suggested that the body may have been in the river for some time due to the advanced state of decomposition.

The cause of death has not yet been stated. Richard Ramlal is the son of attorney Selwyn Ramlal.