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Duo Charged in Double Murder in Southern Belize

Two persons have been charged with two recent murders in Punta Gorda. Correspondent Paul Mahung reports.


“Police in Punta Gorda carried out investigations since the two murders were reported and have now placed murder charges as explained by officer in command of the Toledo Police Formation Simeon Alvarez.”

Simeon Alvarez, Toledo PD: “A 15 year old minor and a 21 year old Albert Valentine Jr. both of a Punta Gorda town address were jointly charged for the murder of Antonio Rodriguez, a 61 year old taxi driver of Elridegville which occurred on the 15th of December 2015. They were also charged for the murder of Darren Edward Pop 19 year old laborer whose body was recovered on the 10th of January.”

Paul Mahung: Alvarez commended the work of the police investigation team here and all others who assisted so far in the investigation process..