Church Pastor Found Dead in Western Village

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Updated: April 4, 2017

San Ignacio Police have launched an investigation into the homicide of 79 year old Pastor Florencio Guillermo Baldarez after his body was found at his farm last night. Baldarez had left his San Ignacio home around eight o’clock on Monday morning and headed to his farm located behind Esperanza Village. He was expected back home around five that evening but did not show up. Police say a family member sought their help and when they visited the farm they found Baldarez’s lifeless body.  Our News Team traveled to Cayo today and reporter Dalila Ical has the story.

DALILA ICAL

Mr.Bardales was found lying on his back under an orange tree. He was seen with injuries to his head and face, a piece of stick and a stone was found near his body.

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Voice 1: I wouldn’t want to comment on that at this time.

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Voice 1: Our indication that anything is missing from him his vehicle key was found on him and the vehicle was parked on the farm.

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Voice 1: There may have been some misunderstanding in the past.

Reporter: Does the suspect have any connection to the misunderstanding?

Voice 1: No.

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Florencio Guillermo Baldarez was pastor of the San Ignacio Baptist Church. San Ignacio Police is asking the public to assist in their investigation.