Female Minor Found Dead at Lord Ridge Cemetery

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On Saturday August 2nd at about 6:15 am, police visited the Lord Ridge cemetery, located at mile 1 and a quarter on the George Price Highway, Belize City. There they saw the body of a Creole descent female lying face up in a pool of blood. The body appeared to have suffered multiple stab wounds to the left side of the neck and the face. The female has since been identified as 16 year old Chryslin Gladden of Fairweather Street, Belize City. Initial police investigations have revealed that on Friday August 1st at about 7:00 pm the 16 year old minor left home to go visit a friend and was never seen or heard from again. About 200 yards away from the body, a knife measuring about 10 inches long with blood stains and a flask with what appeared to containing suspected alcohol were discovered. The body has since been transported to the Karl Huesner Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival. The body now awaits a post mortem, while police continue investigations.

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