On Wednesday night, hundreds of residents from the twin towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena marched through the streets demanding justice for murdered teen Chris Rodriguez. His killing left the close-knit communities in mourning. Today, the person charged for his murder, 20-year-old Fausto Teck, was arraigned at the San Ignacio Magistrate Court. With help from Cayo Correspondent Eliu Yacab, Reporter Vejea Alvarez has the story.
Vejea Alvarez, Love FM News: This was the moment a handcuffed 20 year old Fausto Teck was taken to the San Ignacio Police Station after he was arraigned for the murder of 19 year old Chris Rodriguez. As Teck was escorted inside calls for justice echoed from the crowds of persons gathered across the street. Many of the team’s family and friends held placards reading “Justice for Chris” while one woman slowly swung a noose back and forth. Rodriguez’s father Manuel stood in front of the police station and watched as his son’s killer strolled past.