Pedro Sicajan Diaz passes away
Wednesday, May 13th, 2015
On Wednesday, May 7th at around 7:30PM, the San Pedro Police visited Swan Street at the entrance of the San Pedrito Area after they had been alerted of a body lying on the sidewalk besides a nearby store. Upon arrival at the scene, police found the lifeless body of a Hispanic male. The deceased was later identified as 50-year-old Guatemalan National Pedro Sicajan Diaz.
There were no visible signs of injury besides an abrasion in the mouth. Diaz, who was known to be suffering from alcohol addiction, is believed to have died of an alcohol abuse related illness. No foul play is suspected.
After interviewing residents in the nearby area, police learned that Diaz did not have a set address and was commonly seen in the area. After the scene was processed, police removed the body, which was later transported for a postmortem examination and burial procedures.
Diaz suffered from alcoholism. If you wish to help a family member, friend or acquaintance in the fight against substance abuse, contact the San Pedro Alcoholics Anonymous (SPAA) or San Pedro Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute (SPADAI). SPAA can be contacted at 226-4464/ 600-9061/ 627-1585, or contact SPADAI at 604-0949 or email [email protected] Alcoholic Anonymous meetings are held every night at 7:30PM at the SPAA headquarters on Boca del Rio Drive, or Tuesdays and Fridays at noon at the San Pedro Roman Catholic Church Rectory on Barrier Reef Drive.
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