Police continue investigation into death of 7 year old

Police are still investigating the surprising and tragic death of a 7 year old child. Police are investigating Antwone Marin’s death as a “Death Investigation”  though preliminary indications are that the child took his own life. He was found hanging  from a wire in a bedroom and...

7 year old found dead, hanging from wire

The lifeless body of a 7 year old Seine Bight minor was found hanging by a wire around his neck in his bedroom. 7 year old Antwone Jahleel Marin reportedly took his own life. Reports are that Marin was at the home of a neighbor with two of his siblings when he told them he w...

Police Department Receives Training on Stress, Trauma and suicide

The Employee Assistance Programme, under the Ministry of Public Service, Energy and Public Utilities, held a three-day training with the Belize Police Department at the Police Training Academy in Belmopan. Sixty-eight police officers with the rank of Inspector to Deputy...

NATIONAL SUCIDE PREVENTION TRAINING

According to information published this week by the Ministry of Health, Belize has averaged about 2 suicides per month over the past 5 years. In an effort to decrease those numbers, 100 social workers, educators, counselors, administrators and youth workers received training in...

DANGRIGA MAYOR’S DRIVER COMMITS SUICIDE

While we do not make it a habit to report on Suicides, this particular one is of national interest as the individual is the Driver of current Mayor of Dangriga Francis Humphries. We are withholding the name of the individual who is from the New site area of Dangriga, but...