Another Belize City man was fatally stabbed over the weekend but this incident is believed to be the result of a domestic dispute. Forty-seven-year-old Albert Broaster and his common law wife ex common law wife Lisa Lauriano were walking on Bocotora Street on Sunday morning when they got into an argument. Lauriano began to then shout that she was tired of Broaster beating her and breaking her properties. Afterwards, a struggle ensued. Lauriano is said to have taken out a knife and stabbed Broaster to the upper part of his body. Broaster was transported to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. According to Superintendent of Police, Hilberto Romero the incident may have been the result of Lauriano suffering prolonged domestic abuse.
ASP Hilberto Romero, Belize Police Department: “We are conducting an investigation and like I said at the end of the day we’ll determine what the appropriate charge will be. We have reports that were made at the domestic violence unit. Lisa Lauriano was person who made the reports.”