Belmopan Police believe that robbery was the motive of a murder that occurred in Teakettle Village this past weekend. Love News spoke with Officer in Charge of Roaring Creek, Inspector Octaviano Victorin.
“It was around the hours of 1:50 and 2:00 am on Saturday the 5th day of February. Police were called to an incident that took place at a business place situated on the George Price Highway in Teakettle Village. Upon arrival the police found the motionless body of a Chinese male person whose name was learned to be __________, a 52 year old. Police noted that there were chop wounds on the body totaling seven. One person entered the establishment and inflicted the wounds causing the death. The motive has been determined to be robbery. There are several people that have been detained for questioning; some of them have been released so far. Early this morning with the assistance some of the media a knife was found on the road side in front of this establishment. It was picked up and taken to the lab for analysis. The investigation is still on going.”
While Inspector Victorin spoke of persons detained, no one has been charged as yet.