Jermaine Moody guilty of Manslaughter

Jermaine Moody was found guilty of manslaughter today and not guilty of murder. His murder trial got on the way 15 days ago in a trial by judge without jury. He was accused of the murder of 31-year-old Moses Coc who was beaten and hit in the head with a piece of stick, causing...

WILSER ECHEVERIA GUILTY OF MANSLAUGHTER

Today, 22 year old Wilser Echeveria was found guilty of manslaughter and not murder. That was the verdict handed down today in the Belmopan Supreme Court. Echeveria was charged with the 2014 murder of 64 year old Panamanian Diplomat Jose Rodrigo De La Rosa Stanford. The...

Teen arrested in connection to car used in murder of 4 year old

A teen suspected to be involved in the murder of 4 year old TreyShawn  is in Police custody today. Police reports are that on the evening before the fatal shooting, 18 year old John Edwards Linarez Jr. took a  black Toyota belonging to Jose Ayala, without his permission. The...

Mario Vernon family continue quest for justice

Mario Vernon is the young man who was shot and killed in Punta Gorda over a month ago at the hands of a police officer. The officer, PC Tevin Aranda, was charged for manslaughter, as he reported that Vernon had a gun and was being pursued when Vernon turned around and aimed the...

 Protest over Killing of Mario Vernon

About 50 persons participated in a protest in Punta Gorda Town on Saturday. It was held due to the killing of  Mario Vernon earlier this month. Vernon was shot in the head on January 13th by a police officer. There have been different versions told of what transpired but the...

Police still investigating Mario Vernon killing; despite charge laid

Another case where a police officer has been charged with a crime is in the shooting death of Mario Vernon which took place on Saturday January 13th in Punta Gorda. As we told you, family members of Vernon are not happy with the charge of  “Manslaughter” which has been levied...

Vernon family upset by “manslaughter” charge

The family of Mario Vernon who was shot and killed last Saturday night in Punta Gorda by a cop, is upset over the charge that has been levied against the officer. Police  say that on the directive of the DPP, they charged 23 year old PC Tevin Aranda for “Manslaughter”...

Police Officer charged with “Manslaughter” in shooting of Mario Vernon

The police officer who shot and killed Mario Vernon on Saturday January 13th has been charged. According to police, today, January 16, 2018, they charged 23 year old PC  Tevin Aranda for “Manslaughter” . Police say the charge of “ manslaughter“ as opposed to “murder”...

16 year old charged for death of Shakira Villanueva

Police have formally arrested and charged a 16 year old minor in the death of Shakira Villanueva.  Villanueva was knocked down in the village of Guinea Grass in the Orange Walk district on Wednesday, January 3rd. She died 5 days later. Today, Police say that the 16 year old boy...

 Krismar Espinosa not guilty of murder of prison inmate

Yesterday, 28 year old Krismar Espinosa  was found not guilty of both murder and manslaughter in the death of fellow Central Prison Inmate, Keon Swasey. The incident happened on Christmas Eve back in 2009, when Swasey was stabbed twice to the chest with a homemade knife. Justice...