A 15 year old minor is in police custody at this time after allegedly stabbing a man in the stomach and causing his death. on Tuesday sometime around 9:00 pm Corozal Police responded to reports of a male person, later identified as 23 year old Samir Vivas, who had been stabbed. Police visited the Corozal Hospital Morgue where they observed a single stab in the upper stomach area on the body of Samir Vivas. The incident reportedly occurred at the house of 23 year old Vivas at Venezuelan Site, Corozal Town. Sup. Dennis Arnold Officer Commanding Corozal Police told us more.
“Initial police investigations reveled that about 8:30 pm, a fifteen year old minor was passing Vivas’ house and started to accuse Vivas of stealing his bicycle. Immediately, an argument ensued followed by a fight where the minor introduced a knife into the fight and inflicted stab wounds to Vivas’ stomach. Vivas died an hour later while undergoing treatment at the Corozal Community Hospital. Today, the fifth day of August, 2015, the minor handed himself into police. He is in custod and the matter is still under investigation.
The 15 year old minor visited the police station in the company of his parents and handed himself over. Police are yet to lay any charges on the minor.