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Feb 10, 2016

Missing Guatemalan Woman Found Dead in Orchard off Hummingbird Highway

Lydia Janet Garcia

Guatemalan Lydia Janet Garcia was reported missing on January nineteenth by her son, Alexander Enrique Garcia. He told Benque Police that his mother was last seen on January eighth when she reportedly told him via text that she was heading to Cowpen to meet a person known only as “El Nica. But Garcia never made it to her destination. The missing woman was found on Tuesday afternoon, dead in an orchard in the vicinity of Mile six on the Hummingbird Highway. Police sources tell us that from the level of decomposition it appears that the body has been in the orchard approximately a month. A forensic examination was conducted on site this morning and her death has been ruled as a murder, with the cause of death as blunt force trauma to the head. Dangriga Police are asking anyone with information which may assist them to please visit the Police Station.

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1 Response for “Missing Guatemalan Woman Found Dead in Orchard off Hummingbird Highway”

  1. Spike says:

    With so many murders in Belize the Lands Dept. should be issuing titles for burial plots!

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