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Child reportedly shot dead in San Pedro!
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Child reportedly shot dead in San Pedro!

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The police have confirmed that a child is dead following a shooting in San Pedro town this morning. The child, police say, is a six year-old girl. Other reports reaching the Reporter is that the child was shot by another child. We are awaiting the […]

Corozal man goes missing; family receives call demanding ransom for his release
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Corozal man goes missing; family receives call demanding ransom for his release

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man is missing and his family members are concerned for his safety after they started receiving calls demanding money for his return. The report went in to police sometime around 7:00 on Sunday night when Jairo Campos, 47, of San Narciso village, Corozal informed […]

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Four persons die in fire in San Pedro

By Marion Ali Assistant Editor Four persons, including a woman, her teenage son, her daughter, and niece were burnt to death inside their house in the wee hours of Tuesday in the Escalante housing sub-division of San Pedro, about four miles away from the centre of the town. The incident […]

Belizean to serve four life sentences for killing own family in Florida
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Belizean to serve four life sentences for killing own family in Florida

By Michelle Sutherland Brian Omar Hyde, 22, a Belizean man who was arrested in Florida, USA for the grizzley 2015 murders of his aunt, cousin, her unborn child and her boyfriend; was sentenced to serve four concurrent life sentences in a Florida prison. In April, a panel of judges who […]

Man charged for the death of Philmore King
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Man charged for the death of Philmore King

By Benjamin Flowers Only two days after the fatal shooting of Philmore King, police formally arrested and charged one man for his murder. On Monday, 19-year-old Darnell Arnold, a construction worker of mile 16 and half, Hattieville, appeared before Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser to answer to a single count of […]

Mother clarifies how 4-week-old baby got shot
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Mother clarifies how 4-week-old baby got shot

By Benjamin Flowers To clarify rumors, speculation and misinformation, Tyreeka Welch spoke publicly to explain the circumstances which led to her four-week-old baby, Deshawn Dwehene, being shot to the back by his father with a pellet gun. According to Welch, contrary to news reports, her boyfriend Lincoln Dwehene did not […]

Murder reported near Pound Yard bridge!
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Murder reported near Pound Yard bridge!

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man was reportedly murdered about an hour ago near the Pound Yard bridge in Belize City. The incident happened during a confrontation between the deceased and someone from Pacheco’s Jewelry Shop on East Collet Canal. The police are at the scene and The Reporter […]

Armed robbery at Creole Wagans
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Armed robbery at Creole Wagans

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Reliable information reaching the Reporter is that an armed robbery occurred this afternoon at D Creole Wagans on E Street, King’s Park area, Belize City. The information is that four persons entered the compound, at least one of whom carried a gun, and they got […]

Man reportedly shot in Hattieville
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Man reportedly shot in Hattieville

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A man was reportedly shot this morning in Hattieville. Information reaching the Reporter is that the incident happened on a veranda somewhere behind the police station early this morning and that there was an argument between the accused and the killer. The Reporter will have […]

Boy, 13, shot twice by police; cops say they had to shoot
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Boy, 13, shot twice by police; cops say they had to shoot

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Elwin Pitter, 13, is in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) with two bullet wounds in his lower legs and a fractured right foot after police shot him during what they believe was an unavoidable incident. It happened around 4:30 on Saturday afternoon when the […]