Norval Belisle, Jr., 21, a second year student at the University of Belize, and a resident of Flowers Street in Belmopan, was fatally stabbed on Friday night near the La Cabaña Club, just outside Belmopan on the Hummingbird Highway.
He was reportedly trying to stop a fight which had erupted between his friends and a group of men on the street outside the club
The person charged with the crime is a 24-year-old village man known as “Cat” of Camalote , who is Norval’s distant cousin. He allegedly broke a beer bottle and stabbed Corval in the throat. .
Corval Belisle left home on Friday night saying that he was going with a friend to work on a project. On the way, the two friends made a stop-over near the club.
The owner of the establishment, Miguel Menjivar, has said that contrary to reports, Norval and his friends never entered the club. .
He pointed to the victim’s blood on the street around the corner from the club where the stabbing occurred.
Belisle’s father, retired police officer, Norval Belisle, Sr., has said that Norval Jr., the youngest of his children, and his only son, had ambitions to become a landscaping entrepreneur. .
He would have graduated from UB next January with a Bachelor’s degree in English Language. The younger Belisle also loved poetry and singing, and spent many of his hours trying his hand at landscaping techniques or impressing family and friends with his voice.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday,September 22 in Belmopan for Norval, who police was a model youth. His killer will be charged with murder. Although at the two men are related, reports say they never knew each other.