Floating body discovered with stab wounds

The body of a murdered man was found floating in the lagoon behind Seine Bight Village Stann Creek District on Tuesday. When the body was retrieved from the lagoon, it had obvious physical injuries. The person was later identified as 18-year-old George Richard Maskall of a Belize City address, who at the time was living in Seine Bight Village. Initial investigation revealed that Maskall was last seen in Seine Bight Village by relatives and friends on April 3. Because of the advanced state of decomposition, an onsite post-mortem examination was conducted certifying the cause of death to be due to stab wounds to the heart . Police investigations continue.

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