Police continue to investigate the murder of Leary Simon, a Santa Elena man who was shot on Reggae Street in Belize City. Simon was shot on Sunday March seven when he was targeted by an unknown man who fired a single bullet at him. He was hit to the body and was taken to the KHMH where he received treatment for a few days. He died early on Friday morning and according to Senior Superintendent of Police Hilberto Romero several persons have been detained and interviewed.
Sr.Supt. Hilberto Romero, Deputy Head, NCIB: “He was pronounced dead at 1:05 am on the 12th day of March 2021. Reference this investigation several persons were detained and interviewed and later released due to lack of evidence. The investigation into this matter continues.”