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Man critical following stabbing in Corozal
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Man critical following stabbing in Corozal

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor A stabbing incident in the Corozal district has left a man in a critical condition. According to police, sometime around 2:30 this morning, they responded to a report of a stabbing in Louisville village, where they saw Alejandro Yam in an unconscious state, suffering from […]

First murder recorded for 2018
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First murder recorded for 2018

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The year 2018 has seen its first murder, coming just hours after 2017’s last murder – that of Fredrick Smith on Antelope Street Extension. The new year’s first victim is Leon Garcia, who was stabbed multiple times in the chest and abdomen sometime around 3:30 […]

Murder victim identified
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Murder victim identified

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The man who was shot dead on Antelope Street Extension last night has been identified. Police say he is Fredrick Smith, 22, of Belize City. Smith was discovered around 10:40 p.m., lying face up in a drain on Antelope Street Extension in the Collet area. […]

Murder on Antelope Street Extension
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Murder on Antelope Street Extension

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Unconfirmed but reliable reports are that a man was murdered before midnight last night in Belize City. Police have acknowledged that a shooting happened on Antelope Street Extension in the Collet area, but reliable reports are that the man died at the scene and was […]

Woman police constable charged with murder of Fareed Ahmad
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Woman police constable charged with murder of Fareed Ahmad

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police, this afternoon, informed that they have arrested and charged Woman Police Constable, Michelle Brown, with the murder of popular barber, Fareed Ahmad. Brown, a member of the Department’s Special Assignment Team (SAT), formerly the Strike Team, was the prime suspect. She had been found […]

Police investigate fires in Stann Creek, Orange Walk
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Police investigate fires in Stann Creek, Orange Walk

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police are investigating two fires, both of which they suspect were cases of arson. In the first instance in Dangriga, police say they were summoned to mile 25 on the Southern Highway sometime around 7:25 on Saturday night, where they observed a wooden and thatch […]

Post mortem suggests elderly man’s death was caused by a fall
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Post mortem suggests elderly man’s death was caused by a fall

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police say that an elderly man who was found lying critically injured on the George Price highway did not suffer the injury at the hands of anyone else. Cladius Meighan, 80, who was found unconscious near mile 3 last week Tuesday had a large gash […]

Police detain two suspects for Roaring Creek murder
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Police detain two suspects for Roaring Creek murder

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police have detained two suspects for the murder of Errol Gabourel, 26, who was discovered floating in the Roaring Creek river last week Wednesday. At Friday’s police/media briefing, Assistant Commissioner of Police Joseph Myvette said that one of the suspects was the subject of several […]

Fareed Ahmad was shot by someone inside his vehicle, police say
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Fareed Ahmad was shot by someone inside his vehicle, police say

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Fareed Ahmad, the barber who was shot dead inside his SUV in Hattieville early Thursday morning was likely shot by someone who was inside the vehicle, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams says. Williams gave the details of the murder at a press briefing today […]

Police make arrest for November traffic fatality
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Police make arrest for November traffic fatality

By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Police have made an arrest for the November 22nd traffic fatality in Dangriga that claimed the life of Alexander Zuniga who was knocked off a bicycle on George Price Avenue. Police have arrested and charged Brandon Kerr, a Belize Defence Force soldier with ‘manslaughter by […]