Former priest found murdered at his home
Kaieteur News – George Chuck-A-Sang, 82, a former Anglican priest, was found murdered in his home on Monday, shocking church members and sparking exiles.
His partially decomposed body was found with multiple stab wounds around 15:00 hours. at his two-storey concrete house located on Vlissengen Road, Lodge.
The house adjoins St Sidwell’s Anglican Church.
Police believe he was probably killed over the weekend.
Chuck-A-Sang’s daughter, Renata Chuck-A-Sang, also known as a humanitarian activist, told investigators that she last spoke with her father over the phone on Friday around 08:00 hours.
Monday morning, he decided to look at it again by calling him through Whatsapp, but his phone rang out. Later that day, he decided to visit and call out to his residence but received no answer. He allegedly became anxious and decided to visit the home of the current priest, Monsell Alves, who lived in La Penitence’s North East.
Police further said Renata told Alves she was unable to contact her father. The priest took her back to Chuck-A-Sang’s home, located in the church’s St. compound. Sidwell.
Together, they entered the house and made the horrific discovery.
Chuck-A-Sang’s body was found in the upper apartment of his home. He was covered in his brief.
Crime scene experts noted that the former priest’s forehead was also swollen.
The body was taken to Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation.
Investigations are ongoing.
Yesterday, the Anglican Diocese expressed condolences on social media filled with memories of the former priest.