Cayo man beaten in Benque succumbs to injuries

A man from the Cayo District has succumbed to injuries he received during a beat down in July of this year..36 year old Michael Pagett, a resident of San Ignacio Town was badly beaten by two men in Benque Viejo Del Carmen on July 31st 2016.  Pagett was in a critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) but succumb to his injuries on one month later, on Monday August 29. The two men who had been arrested for the beating were 20 year old Filadelfio Arriaza, a Belizean shopkeeper of Benque Viejo Town, and 24 year old Gumercindo Marcelo Can, a Belizean Laborer of Benque Viejo Town. Both men were charged  for the crimes of “Dangerous Harm” and “Use of Deadly Means of Harm” upon Michael Pagett. It is anticipated that those charges will be upgraded. Pagett had been beaten in front of Latin Bliss Bar located on George Price Boulevard and was left on the ground bleeding from behind his head and with swelling to the left side of the face.

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