San Pedro Businessman David Gonzalez Receives Life Sentence for Murdering Wife Marisela Gonzalez

San Pedro Businessman David Gonzalez Receives Life Sentence for Murdering Wife Marisela Gonzalez

San Pedro businessman, thirty-two-year-old David Gonzalez has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his wife 28-year-old, Marisela Gonzalez. His sentence was handed down virtually by the High Court of Belize, today, by Justice Ricardo O’Neil Sandcroft. Gonzalez will not be eligible for parole until he has served thirty-five years, with a deduction of the three years served on remand. Marisela’s body was found at the dump site in south San Pedro Town on the morning of October 12, 2020. She was nude and had a single gunshot wound to the head.  Prosecuting the case was Senior Crown Counsel, Riis Cattousse.  The couple had one daughter who is now six years old.  The murder of Marisela Gonzalez was the only homicide recorded for San Pedro Town, for the year 2020.

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