Police file charges in Paraiso double murder

On Wednesday, police said they have arrested and charged Jose A. Santos, a  67 year old Salvadoran National, for the crimes of Murder upon Fernando Pineda Rivas and Heidi Teresita Chable.

On Monday, we told you about the double murder that occurred in the village of Paraiso in the Corozal Duistrict.

According to reports a man and a woman were found dead on a farm about 3/4 miles North East of Paraiso Village, at around 7:00 am on Sunday  December 14th.

Neighbours say that at around 6:00 am on the same day, screams could be heard coming from the direction of the farm.

Upon making inspections police discovered the lifeless body of 22 year old Heidy Teresita Chable, lying face up on the ground beside some plantain trees. Further inspections made inside a small concrete building revealed the lifeless body of 49 year old Salvadoran National Fernando Rivas, a Cane-cutter of Paraiso Village, Corozal, lying face up beside the bed. Both persons were observed with multiple chop wounds to the head, neck and upper limbs.

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