Arrest expected shortly in Richard Foster murder

Investigators are making progress in the Richard Foster murder case. Deputy Commander Chester Williams told the media today that the department assigned a chief investigator to the investigation. He added that an arrest is expected to be made as early as this weekend.

Chester Williams, Deputy Commissioner of Police: The foster investigation is being headed by Inspector Aban who is from Belize City, CIB Support. He was appointed the Chief Investigator as he is a senior investigator and due to the nature of how the incident occurred. We saw it fit to appoint a senior investigator to investigate that matter. And yes, we have made some progress in that investigation and we are hoping that hopefully over the weekend we should be able to effect an arrest in respect of Foster’s murder.

British National Richard Foster was robbed and abducted from his mile 28 home in La Democracia village between Monday night and Tuesday morning. His lifeless body was found on Tuesday evening in the Rivera area of Belmopan. It had several stab wounds and evidence of blunt force trauma to the head. Police investigation continues.

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