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Jan 15, 2018

Stephen Flowers Charged with Murder of Leon Garcia

Stephen Flowers

Police this morning announced an arrest in the murder of Leon Garcia, which occurred fourteen days ago. Around three-thirty on New Year’s morning, Garcia was fatally stabbed to the chest and abdomen while with a group of men on Barrack Road, where they were set upon by a large group. The accused is twenty-four-year-old Stephen Flowers, who is said to be one of several persons police initially detained and later released.  In Flowers’s case, he was picked up again and charged for the murder. With more, here is O.C. of Belize City Crime Investigation Branch, Assistant Superintendent Alejandro Cowo.

 

Alejandro Cowo

ASP Alejandro Cowo, O.C., C.I.B., Belize City

“Reference the murder of Leon Garcia, which happened on the first of January, police arrested and charged yesterday Steven Flowers of a Pinks Alley address for the crime of murder.”

 

Flowers, of the Pinks Alley apartments, was read a charge of murder before Chief Magistrate Sharon Frazer and remanded until his next court appearance on March fifteenth.

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