Arrest expected shortly in Richard Foster murder

Investigators are making progress in the Richard Foster murder case. Deputy Commander Chester Williams told the media today that the department assigned a chief investigator to the investigation. He added that an arrest is expected to be made as early as this weekend. Chester...

One detained in Richard Foster Murder case

The body of 63 year old  Richard Foster was found in the Rivera area of Belmopan on Tuesday night. According to the post mortem examination, he was stabbed as many as ten times, his body left by the creek in the Rivera area of Belmopan. It is believed that Foster was  first...

No cooperation from witnesses in Dean Nemhard murder

Last night we told you about the death of 22 year old Dean Nemhard who was reportedly shot to the head by an unknown male person while he was socializing on Berry Street on Friday Night. Yesterday, Inspector Alejandro Cowo told the media that police are working to determine if...

Dean Nemhard is Friday night’s murder victim

A 22 year old man is the latest victim of murder in the Old Capital. 22 year old Dean Nemhard was reportedly shot to the head by an unknown male person while he was socializing on Berry Street at about 11:55 p.m. on Friday Night. Nemhard reportedly received one gunshot wound to...

Reanard Ferguson charged for murder of Samuel Cosme

Police have arrested and charged 33 year old ReanardRandey Ferguson, a Belizean unemployed of Neal Penn Road Extension Belize City, for the crime of murder. This is in connection with the stabbing death of  Samuel Elias ZelayaCosme. Earlier this week, police found the body of...

Jason Sutherland’s murder suspect arrested

Police have also made an arrest in the shooting death of 29 year old Jason Sutherland who was killed at the corner of Fabers Road and Central American Boulevard on May 3rd.  ASP Alejandro Cowo, Head of N.C.I.B.: Yesterday, police arrested and charged a male person by the name of...

Two teenagers charged with murder of Elezear Chan

Police have arrested and charged two teenagers in connection with the April 2018 murder of 42 year old Belizean Customs Broker, Elezear Chan in Corozal.  On April 1st, Chan was reported missing and the following day, his body was found in garbage bags stuffed inside a sofa in a...

Two teenagers charged with murder of Elezear Chan

Police have arrested and charged two teenagers in connection with the April 2018 murder of 42 year old Belizean Customs Broker, Elezear Chan in Corozal Village, Corozal.  On Monday, we reported that police conducted a search at an abandoned house in San Jose Village Orange Walk...

14 years for killing doctor

37byear old Dwayne Davis has been sentenced to 14 years for strangling Doctor Ivan Garcia inside his bedroom. That is 14 years less 6 years for remand time and less an additional year for pleading guilty to manslaughter.  Davis was also charged with murder but on Thursday, May...

Accused murderer suing Belize Central Prison

Accused murderer Orel Leslie is taking the Belize Central Prison to court. Leslie is accusing the prison of violating his constitutional rights by treating him inhumanely and not affording him the right to a fair trial. Leslie was to appear in Court today before Justice Abel,...

Andrew Willoughby Guilty of 11 year old boy’s murder

There has been a murder conviction in today’s Supreme Court session. 37 year old Andrew Willoughby was found guilty of the murder of 11-year-old David Matura Jr. Convictions are rare in Belize. This June session of the Supreme Court alone has seen more than five persons walk free...

MANUEL PACHECO CHARGED WITH MURDER

After four nights in lock down at the Queen Street Police Station police brought businessman 57 year old Manuel Pacheco to court to be arraign for the murder of his next- door neighbour.  In court, Pacheco was represented by attorney, Richard “Dickie” Bradley where he was read a...

50 YEAR OLD MAN KILLED BY NEIGHBOR

A 50 year old Belize City resident was shot to death during a dispute with his neighbor. According to Police, 50 Year old Manuel Villanueva was in his yard at about 5:30 p.m. yesterday evening when he got into an argument with his neighbour Manuel Pacheco. As a result of the...

Brian Hyde Guilty of Second Degree Murder

On April 20th of this year, 22 Year old Belizean Brian Hyde was found guilty of four counts of second degree murder by a six member jury, in a US Court.  Yesterday Hyde re-appeared in Court where he learnt that he will be spending 4 concurrent life sentences in prison in the...

KING MURDERED IN HATIEVILLE

A 26 year old construction worker was shot to death on the front porch, of the second floor, of his Hattie Ville home. 26 year old Philmore King is Belize’s latest murder victim. King made the news in April of this year when he was busted by Police with approximately 50 pounds of...