Shooting Incident Involving BDF Results in One Fatality

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

The Ministry of National Security regrets to announce that around 12:41 pm on October 4, 2012, in the Ceibo Chico area, Cayo District, Belize, some seven (7) miles east of the Belize/Guatemala border, there was a shooting incident involving the BDF resulting in one fatality.

The deceased is believed to be a Guatemalan citizen.

Members of the Police Crimes Investigation Branch have been deployed to the scene of the incident. Accompanying them are officials from the Organization of American States (OAS) and a representative of the Guatemalan Embassy in Belize.

Further details of the incident will be provided when as become available.


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