Suspected Murderer Found Dead

vlcsnap-2014-01-21-19h03m39s4cohune leavesMeanwhile, in the west, the body of a man wanted in connection to the murder of Canadian National Brian Townsend was discovered on Sunday afternoon.

Mr. Marlon Balona was found by a local, under cohune leaves in a secluded area in the village of La Gracia.  It is believed that Balona was strangled to death, as he had abrasions on the chest and around his neck.  A strap was also discovered near his body, along with his bicycle.

Balona was named a suspect in the death of  64 year old Brian Townsend.  Townsend went missing from his Valley of Peace home on Christmas eve.  On December 27, his decomposing body was discovered floating in the Mopan River, near Melchor.

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