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Murders down on south side Belize City since July, says senior police officer

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter

Murders on the south side of Belize City have gone down since July, says Senior Superintrndent of Police Chester Williams.

Williams told the media on Friday that there have been five murders total recorded in July, August and September on the southside since he introduced the new policibg olan to address crime. This is something he says has been not been the case forquite some time.

Precinct one in particular, Williams said, has not recorded a murder in three and a half months and no murder took place on the southside for the month of September, another accomplishment Williams attributes to the police intervention program.

But while murders have decreased on south side Belize City since July, overall the number of murders for 2015 is still high 2hen compared to 2014.

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