There is another murder to report on tonight, which also happened in the Cayo District. According to police, on Monday July 18th , police were called out to Floyd Moro Street, in the Santiago Juan Layout of San Ignacio Town. On the dirt road, lying face up in a pool of blood, was the body of 33 year old Edilberto Morales. Morales had been stabbed to death, with as many as five stab wounds to the upper part of his body and according to police, it was all over a television set. Superintendent of Police Richard Rosado tells us more.
Supt. Richard Rosado – OC San Ignacio
“Police visited a dirt road in the Santiago Layout Area where they saw the lifeless body of a male Hispanic person lying face up in a pool of blood. The body was identified as Edilberto Moralez. Initial investigations reveal that after socializing and drinking the deceased and another individual were walking on Floyd Moro Street in Santiago layout area of San Ignacio town when they had an heated argument over a TV that one of the accused had loaned to the deceased. With subsequent resulted in a physical confrontation where the deceased received 5 apparent stab wounds to the upper part of his body. The body was transported to the San Ignacio Community Morgue where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The scene was processed, statements were recorded and 2 suspects were detained. Police are still looking for two other persons of interest. The body now lies in the morgue awaiting a postmortem examination.”
Police say they are looking for Nurie Daru Polanco, as he is wanted for the murder of Morales. He is considered dangerous but if anyone has any information of his whereabouts they are asked to contact the San Ignacio police station or the nearest police station.