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Apr 9, 2018

1 Held for Leeroy Haylock Murder

Leeroy Haylock

On Friday, we reported on the murder of the Leeroy Haylock which happened in San Pedro. The twenty-two-year-old was out socializing with friends when he was slashed to the throat and left for dead in a bushy, empty lot in the north end of the island.  According to reports, Haylock was lured to the area where a fight ensued and he was killed. Police arrived on the scene shortly after to find the youth hemorrhaging to death. Haylock was knifed multiple times to the abdomen, chest, back and hands. It was an orchestrated crime that ended the life of the labourer who had only been living on the island for two months.  Today, police said there is no motive at this time for the murder, but one person has been detained.

 

Wilfredo Ferrufino

Insp. Wilfredo Ferrufino, C.I.B., Belize City

“Police responded to a body being found in the Tres Cocos area of San Pedro. Upon arrival, police discovered the body of Leeroy Haylock, a twenty-two-year-old resident of San Pedro, with cut wounds to the neck and various parts of the body, which would include his abdomen and lower back. One person has been detained for that murder. No one has been charged.”

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