Suspect in “Hard Rock” murder arraigned

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Police have made another arrest in another murder case.  The person accused of shooting and killing Andrew Ian Bennett Sr. is 25-year-old David Richard Arnold We understand that police found Arnold in Belmopan.  Arnold appeared before Senior Magistrate Sharon Fraser where he was read a single charge of murder.  No plea was taken from him for the capital punishment offense and no bail could be granted due to the nature of the offense. Andrew Bennett was gunned down on May 24th in Belize City as he was sitting under a bus shed located right outside his front gate on Central American Boulevard. Police say that a man opened fire on him.  Bennett was injured several times to the head and body, and died on the spot. We were informed that just today, an eyewitness to the murder identified Arnold as the shooter in a group identification parade done this morning. Arnold was remanded into custody at the Belize Central Prison until August 9, 2017.   In court, Arnold was represented by attorney, Michelle Trapp- Zuniga. The victim, Andrew Ian Bennett, better known as “Hard Rock”, was a DJ at Krem Radio.vlcsnap-2017-06-16-14h06m57s088 vlcsnap-2017-06-16-14h07m13s834

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