Belmopan Man Stabbed at the Hospital

A man from Belmopan was apparently stabbed while receiving treatment at the Emergency ward.

According to police reports, at around 10:30 pm on Friday November 7th, police visited the Western Regional Hospital. where they saw 26 year old Anthony Leslie, a Belizean Assistant for the Ministry of Works, and a resident of Maya Mopan Area, Belmopan. Mr Leslie suffered from a single apparent stab wound to his chest.

Police say that while Anthony Leslie was at the Emergency Ward receiving treatment, Josimar Echavarria of Ontario Village, Cayo District, whom Mr Leslie had chopped during an altercation earlier that day,  approached Leslie with a knife and inflicted a single stab wound to his chest. We approached police for an update, but were told that Leslie will not be seeking court action.

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