Police unable to locate Shallow Graves

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Updated: December 4, 2017

Over the weekend, reports surfaced that human remains were found in four shallow graves on Caye Chapel. Caye Chapel is an island sixteen miles northeast of Belize and this morning investigators were sent to locate the graves. Officer Commanding Belize City’s Crimes Investigation Branch, Assistant Superintendent of Police, Alejandro Cowo says that officers are yet to substantiate the reports.

Alejandro Cowo, CIB

“Police visited the location on Saturday they did a check in the entire island they were unable to locate any of the graves. They are presently there along with other members of the police department and coast guard searching the area to see if we can locate these shallow graves as it was reported earlier. There is no confirmation that yes it is but police are in the area trying to locate it.”