'Kerzorkee' samples fly to Miami lab
February 19, 2004
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Samples taken from the body of Mark `Kerzorkee' Thomas left the country under police escort yesterday morning for the US where tests could determine cause of death.
A police press release said the samples are headed for the Dade County Medical Examiner's Department in Miami. It is not clear how long it would take to obtain results.
Government Pathologist, Dr Nehaul Singh had performed an autopsy on February 4 but it had proved inconclusive.
Samples were then taken from twelve parts of Thomas' body, sealed and handed over to the police with the intention of them being shipped to the US for testing.
Thomas died suddenly on February 1 at the Georgetown Public Hospital where he was a patient since January 16 after collapsing at the Brickdam Police Station when he was told he was to be charged for the murder of cattle farmer, Shafeek Bacchus.