Woman vanishes after dumping fetus in city hotel bin
Police are currently looking for a woman who dumped a fetus in a garbage bin at a city hotel early yesterday morning before fleeing.
According to reports, around 7:00 hours yesterday, employees at a hotel in central Georgetown found a fetus in a bin. A man who works at the hotel was about to empty the garbage when he made the gruesome discovery.
The matter was immediately reported and police were called into the hotel. A source close to the investigation revealed that after the police arrived a man who was staying at the hotel indicated that he may know who was responsible for dumping the fetus.
The man told investigators that he and his reputed wife had a misunderstanding and she had threatened to get rid of their unborn child. According to reports the woman was a regular visitor to the hotel and her reputed husband would visit her there.
The man has since indicated that he was not aware that the woman made good on her threat until he saw police ranks at the hotel. This publication was told that the woman hails from Bartica and she may have fled the city for that location.
Undertakers from the Lyken Funeral Home were also called in and the fetus was removed. Sources say the fetus appeared to be no more than three months old.
Up to press time yesterday the man was still in police custody assisting with investigation while police were trying to locate the woman.
About two months ago another woman left a dead baby in a plastic bag at the Berbice car park. According to initial reports the woman left a black bag in a taxi saying she was going to a nearby food outlet. After waiting for some time and the woman failed to return the driver decided to give the bag to another taxi driver telling him to give it to the woman upon her return.
However, the other taxi driver inspected the bag and found a dead baby girl in it. He raised an alarm and police were summoned. To date the police are yet to locate the mother of that baby.