Belizean recording artist, Julian Escobar has died. Known as “Melody Man”, Escobar is described as a dedicated musician, father and friend. Escobar, who lived in San Pedro, was originally from Belmopan and known for his ode to Belizean girls in a track he recorded with Ras Indio and Ras Kiat. Melody Man was diagnosed with thromboembolism in his lungs. It’s a condition coming from the blockage of a blood vessel by a particle that has broken away from a blood clot at its site of formation. Before that, he was diagnosed with colon cancer. He survived by wife, Marcy and children. Funeral arrangements are yet to be announced. Escobar was 45.