Three arrested for San Pedro Murder

On April 28th, 42 year old Jose Rigoberto Beltran, a Belizean Taxi Driver of San Pedro Town, was found dead inside his taxi with a single gunshot wound to the head. On Thursday April 30th, police arrested and charged three men believed to be behind the murder- 23 year old Luis Campos, 19 year old Mar Arzu and 18 year old Santos Garcia who were jointly charged with one count of murder and one count of conspiracy to commit murder. Acting Officer in Command of San Pedro Police Station told reporters that authorities had sufficient grounds to charge the men, including eye witnesses and incriminating evidence. Authorities also confirmed that the motive for the murder was to use Jose Beltran’s taxi vehicle to commit a robbery. All three men were arraigned at the San Pedro Magistrate’s Court and remanded to prison until June 2015.vlcsnap-2015-05-06-09h18m18s250 vlcsnap-2015-05-06-09h18m13s152 vlcsnap-2015-05-06-09h18m26s74

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