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    Cops Who Beat Inmate To Death Sentenced To Time Served, 9 Months

Cops Who Beat Inmate To Death Sentenced To Time Served, 9 Months

Tuesday, August 13th. 2019 – In July, Police Constables Hallet King and Leonard Nunez were found guilty of Manslaughter in the death of Hilberto Sotz, 18. Sotz was beaten to death while in Police custody in caye Caulker in 2015. Today, the men were sentenced by Justice Colin Williams to

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    Second Person Charge For Murder Of Oscar Rosado

Second Person Charge For Murder Of Oscar Rosado

Tuesday, August 13th. 2019 – Belize City businessman Oscar Rosado Sr. was gunned down in his store in April, 2018, and one month after Police arrested Brandon Hughes, 18, and charged him for murder. At the time, cops stated that they were looking for two other persons for the crime,

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    Gang Member Executed on Enemy Turf

Gang Member Executed on Enemy Turf

Friday, August 9th. 2019 – West Canal resident, 32 year old, Brian Armstrong who allegedly belonged to the Rocky Road Gang in Belize City was shot and killed on Wednesday night in the Lake Independence neighborhood. Not much is known about Armstrong’s murder, and investigators in Belize City are still

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    Wanted Man Captured and Arraigned

Wanted Man Captured and Arraigned

Friday, August 2nd. 2019 – Police in Belize City have made an arrest for the murder of clothes vendor Jose Hilario Diaz, 53, which occurred at his clothing store on Cemetery Road two weeks ago. On Tuesday, July 30th. Diaz’s accused killer, Freetown Road resident Emmerson Garnett, 28, was formally

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    Man Sentenced To 25 Years for Sister’s Murder

Man Sentenced To 25 Years for Sister’s Murder

In March 2017 Julianne Burke, 29, was senselessly hacked to death just outside her home at the corner of First and St. Peter Street in the King’s Park area of Belize City, and two years later her sibling, Elijah Burke has finally been sentenced to 25 years in prison for

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    Death On Seashore Drive – Taxi Man Killed, Not Robbery

Death On Seashore Drive – Taxi Man Killed, Not Robbery

A well-known Ghanaian taxi man, Emmanuel Ampomah, 52, was stabbed to death on Tuesday night by two passengers inside his cab as he drove along Seashore Drive around 8:00, just before his vehicle ran off the street and overturned in a drain. Ampomah was found by responding Police wedged underneath

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    Cops Convicted of Manslaughter

Cops Convicted of Manslaughter

Four years after the tragic death of Caye Caulker resident Hilberto Sotz, 18 in a holding cell at the Caye Caulker Police Station, justice has finally been served on his behalf and the two cops accused of beating him to death are now behind bars at the Belize Central Prison.

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    Police Hold 6 Men Following Robbery At Cooking Masters

Police Hold 6 Men Following Robbery At Cooking Masters

Friday, 12 July 2019 – As of 5:30 this evening, no charges had been levied against six men believed to have been involved in the robbery late last night of a popular restaurant located on St. Thomas Street in Belize City. According to reports, around 11:19 Thursday night, acting on

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