There is a disturbing report coming out of the south side of Belize City where one man allegedly tried taking his life by burning his house down just before four o’clock yesterday evening. Fire officials reportedly responded to the fire on Antelope Street Extension where they found a ten by ten zinc structure engulfed in flames. Love News visited the area and spoke to the home owner’s cousin who said he along with some neighbors managed to remove the man from inside the burning house.
Voice of Cousin: “Well the guy is my family too, the man is going through his own little thing back there. He suffers a little depression and things. The man is going through his own little thing. Yesterday the man just considered taking his life, the man burned down his house and so just want people, somebody who can come in to try to get some help to the man because nothing is wrong with the man the man is a smart young boy and everything but you know how some people can’t handle stress and people take stress differently and his way he was probably trying to do it.”
The home owner, who we will not identify, has since been hospitalized for minor injuries sustained.