Candle Light Vigil held for 19-year-old Imarie Galvez
It’s been over a week since 19-year-old Imarie Galvez was murdered and police are yet to make an arrest in her gruesome killing. The teen vanished from her home on May 14 and was found three days later. Her family is demanding justice and says they are taking matters into their own hands. Tonight, the family of the slain teen is having a candle light vigil. Cayo Correspondent Fem Cruz tells us more.
Fem Cruz, Cayo Correspondent: The Galvez Family of Belmopan and the Belmopan City Council are teaming up to have a candle light vigil for murdered 19 year old Imarie Galvez. One of the organizers is councilor Pauline Soberanis Tillett who told us more.
Pauline Soberanis Tillett, Belmopan City Councillor: “This past Friday evening funeral service for 19 year old Imarie Galvez was held. Her body was found on the Hummingbird Highway where she was brutally murdered. This is a big loss for the community of Belmopan so the Belmopan City Council and the family decided to team up together to have a candle light vigil in her memory and others. The walk will start from the Cemetery Road in Salvapan where we will walk to Sir. George Brown Field where we will have several presentations done by the mayor Sharon Palacio and the Area Representative Honorable Oscar Mira along with pastors and praise and worship teams. We will also have the young people from the Belmopan Youth Movement. The walk starts this evening at 5:30pm. We ask all to bring along a candle.”