Police investigate death in San Pedrito

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

Police are investigating the death of a man who has been identified as Alejandro Uck (right). Uck believed to be in his early 20’s was originally from Succotz Village in the Cayo District.

According to Sergeant Paulino Reyes of the San Pedro Police Department at approximately 1:00 a.m., police received information on a huge brawl in the San Pedrito Area of San Pedro Town. When police arrived at the scene, they found a motionless Uck lying on the ground. He was observed with a small gash wound to his mouth and no other injuries to his body. Initial investigations suggest that Uck was beaten to death. He was picked up off the ground and rushed to the San Pedro PolyClinic where he succumbed to his injuries at about 4:30 this morning.

Uck’s body has been transferred to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where a post mortem examination is scheduled to be conducted on Monday.

Police have arrested and charged Enrique Pena (left), 42-year-old contractor for the crime of Manslaughter.


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