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Clarke’s girlfriend a suspect in his murder

Police are also investigating the death of 41 year old Mark Anthony Clarke. This morning ACP Joseph Myvett told the media that they have detained several persons in connection with the murder.

ACP Joseph Myvett – Head, National CIB

On the 10th March 2018 sometime shortly after 2PM Corozal police were called to the Slaughterhouse area on the San Homal* Road a few yards off the road where they discovered the body of a male person later identified to be Mark Anthony Clarke, 41 year old Belizean of a Santa Rita Road Address Corozal Town with multiple stab wounds to the chest and abdomen area. The scene was processed and the body was transported to the Corozal Hospital where it awaits a post mortem examination which will be conducted later today. Police investigation has since lead to the detention of several persons who were interviewed, they conducted several house searches as well as vehicle searches and are following several other leads. Any information that the public can assist the police with at this point in time will be highly appreciated in order to conclude this investigation. More or less the police visited several areas which it was determined that he was prior to, at least the place he was last seen the police have that. We know for certain that he was last seen alive some time Friday around 9:30 PM”

Police have also detained Clarke’s girlfriend pending further investigation.