Man Acquitted of Murder Charge in High Court Trial

Man Acquitted of Murder Charge in High Court Trial

Thirty-four-year-old Lolman Logan is a free man after being acquitted of a charge of murder earlier today. LoGAN, who is originally from the Corozal district, appeared in the High Court of Belize before Justice Ricardo O’Neil Sandcroft. Logan was charged with the murder of Christopher Meighan which occurred on September 27, 2018. Justice Sandcroft, in delivering his verdict, said that the Crown had not proven Logan’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. During his trial, Logan reiterated the caution statement he gave to police on the night of the incident, that Meighan was murdered by another man and that he was only trying to help. Police had arrested and charged Rufino Hernandez in connection with the murder, but the charge against him was later withdrawn. Christopher Meighan was found with his throat cut, in a hotel room in San Pedro. Police also found the murder weapon, a blue handle knife with a broken blade. A review of surveillance footage in the area had led to Logan’s arrest.

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