12 Jan

Linden logger died from blunt trauma – PME

first_imgA post mortem conducted on the lifeless body of 54- year-old Andrew Parks, who died on Wednesday after a log fell on him, proved that the miner died as a result of blunt trauma to the head and leg.The autopsy was conducted on Friday by Government Pathologist Doctor Nehaul Singh at the Georgetown Public Hospital Mortuary.Parks, of Powis Crescent, Amelia’s Ward, Mackenzie, Linden, was on Wednesday crushed by a fallen log at his place of employment, Old England Mines, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice).Reports are that Parks was at his workplace, Ping Logging Company, when a large log reportedly fell from a log loader machine which was being operated by one of his colleagues at the time.The logger sustained injuries and was picked up and taken to the Linden Hospital Complex, where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The other employee involved in the incident, a 33-year-old resident of Coomacka Mines, Region 10, was taken into Police custody.last_img read more

26 Dec

England U21 star passes medical ahead of £24m Leicester City move

first_img 3 James Maddison is close to joining Leicester City in the Premier League Southampton and Everton have also been linked with an interest in the England Under-21 ace, but it is claimed a move to the King Power Stadium was always Maddison’s preference.The 2015/16 Premier League champions are confident of completing the deal and the player is scheduled to undergo a medical with the club.Maddison scored 15 goals for Norwich last season and is one of the most highly-rated players outside the Premier League.The Championship side have been looking for over £20million for Maddison as the club continues to balance the books having failed to return to the top flight after relegation in 2016.Leicester held an interest in Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish, but Maddison has been their first choice and the Villans star is not eager to join them. Leicester City are set to sign 21-year-old midfielder James Maddison from Norwich City after he passed a medical at the Premier League club.According to Press Association Sport, the Foxes have agreed a fee of close to £24million for the Canaries midfielder and are now finalising the deal. Getty The Foxes are preparing to lose Riyad Mahrez to Manchester City and signing Maddison would be part of a squad revamp at the King Power Stadium.They are backing boss Claude Puel despite doubts over his future at the end of last season after the club missed out on European football.Leicester finished ninth in the Premier League and are expected to start phasing out some of their title winners from 2016.Robert Huth is leaving on a free transfer, while Wes Morgan will be 35 at the end of next season and Christian Fuchs will head to America where his family is based in 2019. Maddison in action against Chelsea in last season’s FA Cup, where Norwich lost on penalties after a replay Premier League title-winning captain Wes Morgan is set to leave Leicester this summer 3 3 Maddison’s exit will be a record sale for the Canaries who have already sold Josh Murphy to Cardiff for £11million this month.Coventry City will also be due a slice of the Maddison fee thanks to a sell-on clause in the deal which took him to Carrow Road in 2016.last_img read more