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Oct 20, 2015

2 Belize City Men Arraigned for Robinson Murder

Ryan Alvarez & Devon Sankey

A pair of Belize City men, both affiliates of the Supal Street gang, has been arraigned for the weekend murder of fifty-six-year-old Edward Robinson.  The duo, twenty-two-year-old Devon Sankey and twenty-five-year-old Ryan Alvarez appeared before Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazier earlier today.  They were indicted on a slew of charges stemming from Saturday morning’s deadly assault on North Creek.  The shooting incident claimed Robinson’s life and has left Jamil ‘Lado’ Betancourt in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital.  It is believed that Robinson was not the intended target and simply became a victim of circumstance during the indiscriminate shooting.  According to Belize City police, the armed attack was the result of a previous misunderstanding between Betancourt, who is also affiliated with the same gang, and the men who allegedly opened fire on him.  That information was disclosed during a press briefing this morning.

 

Insp. Alejandro Cowo, O.C. C.I.B., Precinct One & Two

“They are Ryan Alvarez and Devon Sankey, both of the Supal Street area. At present, they are being charged and they will be taken to magistrate court sometime this afternoon.”

 

Reporter

“Okay, now are you able to say if you have conclusive evidence which puts them at the scene and executing this guy?”

 

Alejandro Cowo

Insp. Alejandro Cowo

“Yes, hence the reason they will be arrested and charged today.”

 

Reporter

“Will they also be charged for the shooting of Jamil?”

 

Insp. Alejandro Cowo

“Yes, they will be charged for murder, conspiracy to commit murder and attempt murder on Jamil Betancourt.”

 

Reporter

“Okay, now you said that these gentlemen are from a Supal Street address. I know Mister Betancourt is also affiliated with Supal Street, has been for some time. Are you able to say if there was some rivalry in that area that led to the shooting?”

 

Insp. Alejandro Cowo

“We understand that it is an internal problem that they are going through at this time. They have their le argument between them which led to this situation.”

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1 Response for “2 Belize City Men Arraigned for Robinson Murder”

  1. Corrupted Belize says:

    Shame and disgrace. These fools are real trigger-happy gun men.
    Stupid idiotic criminals. But it also proves they have no heart, because if you claim to have “beef” with one of your own, why risk the lives of other innocent people….
    Geeze!!!
    Bunch of idiots….

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