Also tonight, a businessman is dead after he was gunned down early this morning in the Belize District. Fifty-two-year-old Zi Hui He was killed as he was making his way home in Western Paradise Village, the quiet community where he made his living for about a decade. It is a tragedy that has shocked and saddened all those who knew him. Reporter Vejea Alvarez has the story of the man, who met his demise on the asphalt of the John Smith Road.
The businessman’s death has not only shocked the residents of the Western Paradise Community but resulted in fear. That’s because the bakery owner was killed while exercising on the John Smith Road, an area many of the residents traverse on a daily basis. However, the incident isn’t isolated as back in May, a double murder was recorded in a secluded area of the road. And, now with He’s death, residents are calling on the police to beef up their patrols in the area. But will it fall on deaf ears? ASP Fitzroy Yearwood, says police will respond.