Body of Carlos Valdez retrieved from Mopan River

vlcsnap-2013-10-30-07h13m11s25The only casualty of the excessive flooding experienced this past weekend was that of 65 year old Carlos Valdez. It has been reported that on Monday a little after1:00 pm Mr Valdez was transporting plantain across the Mopan River when his canoe capsized. The search conducted on Tuesday proved fruitless, as the river was still treacherous. But On Wednesday, the body of Carlos Valdez was found and retrieved from the river in front of a Chinese Shop in San Jose Succotz village.

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