CANACONA: A 49 year old Sinead McManus, a hospitality and spa columnist, a blogger from Ireland was found dead at a Starred Hotel room in Rajbag-Canacona is later cremated in accordance with Hindu rites.
The body of Sinead Bridget McManus (49), a woman from Ireland who had checked into The Lalit Hotel in Rajbagh Tarir on December 29, along with her female friends from Delhi was found dead in the room where she was staying on 31st December.
Sinead known to have lived and work in Goa for more than a decade, has reportedly roamed around some of the places she is familiar with on 30th and came back to her room, failed to turn up for dinner and that night and for breakfast the next morning.
After the hotel staff tried to call her through the hotel intercom, which she also failed to answer and finding it strange and amiss in something, the hotel staff decided to open the door with the help of the master key, only to find her lying dead in the room, informed a source.
On intimation, Canacona police conducted a panchnama of the incident and under intimation to the embassy/consulate, a post-mortem was conducted on the body, only to find the cause of her death due to a Heart Attack.
Canacona police had registered an UD on 31st, informed Canacona PI Chandrakant Gawas and through embassy/consulate the deceased family were notified.
The deceased family members including her Sister came down to Goa, and took possession of the body of McManus.
The family citing the last wish of the deceased to conduct her final rites in accordance with Hindu tradition, sources informed her body was accordingly cremated in accordance with Hindu rites in Goa itself.
Canacona police sources too confirmed stating the death of Sinead Bridget McManus (49), an Ireland national is registered as Unnatural Death is caused by natural causes, and the family cremated the deceased in accordance with the Hindu rites.
According to Sinead Mamanus profile, she is a premier hospitality blogger and spa columnist , consulting additionally in media and PR, fashion, lifestyle and high-society entertainment and events.
She represents in India, National Geographbic Traveller UK, and the Association of British Travel Agents Magazines, and has worked with clients across the board in the counrty’s travel industry. Her passions include health & beauty, travel and fashion.
Incidentally, two foreign women have died in Canacona taluka within a gap of two days, as Emma Louise (45) of UK was found dead in Agonda on January 2.