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Former Belize City mayor believed to have committed suicide on the eve of his birthday

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter

Former Belize City mayor, William Henry Fonseca, better known as David was found dead on Friday on the eve of his birthday.

Fonseca was found in his home in the afternoon with a fatal gunshot wound and is believed to have committed suicide. His body was moved shortly before 5 p.m. He was to turn 61 on Friday.

Friends and relatives told the media that he was last seen alive in the morning and gave no indication that anything was wrong.

The People’s United Party has yet to issue a release on the matter.

More updates on this story as investigations continue.

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