We have reported on the death of 42-year-old Edwin Gilbert Usher. Usher was at a store on November 23 on Vernon Street, Belize City, when he was attacked. He passed away a week later. Superintendent Alejandro Cowo stated police have one suspect detained so far.
ASP Alejandro Cowo, Head, Crimes Investigation Branch, Belize City: “About 9 am a family friend of Mr.Edwin Gilbert Usher visited the police station and gave the police certain information and as a result the police visited the hospital where they observed Mr.Edwin Gilbert Usher apparently dead. The information that we received was that Mr.Gilbert Usher was involved in a fight a week before, I believe it was the 23 of November when the incident happened at a business place located on the corner of Mahogany Street and Johnson Street where he was allegedly beaten by a male person. The police received that information until the time of him passing away and from since then police have since then been conducting an investigation.”