The body of a Belize City resident was retrieved from the Sibun River this afternoon. 20-year-old, Carlos Daniel Guerra had gone swimming on Sunday evening at Camino del Rio in Frank’s Eddy Village when he went underwater and did not surface. His sister, Jessie Acosta sent out a call for help via Facebook asking for help in locating Guerra. A search by the Belize Coast Guard and other divers ensued and just after one o’clock today, Guerra’s body was located. The victim’s brother, Jose Guerra says he will always remember him as being a fun person.
Jose Guerra, Brother: “I just want to thank everybody from Franks Eddy especially the Coast Guard and all his friends. Spanish Town I want to thank you all. He went missing on Sunday and we found him today Tuesday.”
Fem Cruz, Cayo Correspondent: So he came here to swim ?
Jose Guerra, Brother: “Yes he came here to swim and he went to dive and didn’t come back up. He was joyful, fun, adorable, a kind hearted person. He was open hearted to anyone, friendly and we will miss him so much.”