A Belize City resident, Hildebrand Codd, has been charged for the murder of 34-year-old Densmore Bowman of Belmopan. Bowman was reported missing on November 29 and his body was found on the George Price Highway 17 days later. According to Senior Superintendent, Hilberto Romero, two men were detained but only Codd was charged.
Sr.Supt. Hilberto Romero, Deputy Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch: “Based on the investigation that was conducted, sufficient evidence was gathered and this person was charged. You know people move around and sometimes they are in Belize City and sometimes they are in the districts, this is a person that we believe the deceased knew yes. The evidence at this time was sufficient to charge this person and this one person has been charged. The investigation is still ongoing, if anyone else needs to be charged that will be done thereafter.”
Hildebrandt Codd was arraigned in the Belmopan Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, December 31.