Murder victim identified as Samuel Dawson
Saturday, October 18th, 2014
San Pedro police are currently investigating the murder of 44-year-old Samuel Dawson who was stabbed inside his apartment located in the San Pedrito area of San Pedro Town. Dawson, a Hispanic construction worker, was found dead by police on Saturday, October 18th at around 7:45AM after receiving a distress call from a co-worker. Dawson was apparently stabbed twice in the throat which caused him to bleed to death.
The murderer(s) have not yet been identified, but police are searching for two persons for questioning. The two individuals are believed to have been with Dawson the night of the incident. Motives for the murder are still unknown.
The body has been transported to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in Belize City awaiting a postmortem examination. Police are asking anyone with information that can lead to identifying the killers to report it to the San Pedro Police Station on Pescador Drive or call 206-2022.
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