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Jun 13, 2011

Xiabe resident murdered near home

Mauricio Cawich

The other murder victim was twenty-nine year old Mauricio Cawich, a father of six children in Xaibe Village, Corozal. Initially his passing was recorded as a possible accident, however, Cawich is a known trouble maker and was said to have many enemies.  He was last seen alive at around twelve-thirty a.m. last Friday morning. His sister, Arleni Cowo says Cawich, who was intoxicated at the time, had stopped at her house to borrow a bike. Since didn’t get the bike, he continued on his way. But shortly after, Cowo was alerted by neighbors that her brother had been injured.

Arleni Cowo: Sister of the deceased

“I neva open the door to see he and he di drunk I know when he drunk but he di beg still di beg beg my husband I tell ah I got and he put me a name gorda he call me gorda three time he hail mi and he knock the door and he gone.”

Andrea Polanco

“Around what time was this?”

Arleni Cowo

Arleni Cowo

“At emm twelve thirty because he pass dah my house and emm my neighbors come and tell mi  and hail mi to come and see Mauricio because ih look like dem knock Mauricio, Mauricio by the road. When I come out I only saw my brother bleeding and I hug him I tell him I hail Mauricio ‘Mauricio’ and I see him when I hug him and lift him up I see when blood from his nose and his ears start come out.”

Andrea Polanco

“So he had injuries on his body?”

Arleni Cowo

“Yes, yes he done have injuries.”

Andrea Polanco

“So when you reach there was Mauricio able to talk, did he?”

Arleni Cowo

“No miss he couldn’t talk I think he, only the last only time he breathe only the last I think he was doing so.”

Andrea Polanco

“I know that initially the police stated that it was an accident but it has now been upgraded to murder?”

Arleni Cowo

“Yes, but I tell di when I see it I see he because the police di seh deh knock he deh cyaa knock he because he still di he nuh got no scrape nothing and when I see he he right yah he got a big hole I only si di hole from he back of his head di bleed bleed bleed.”

Andrea Polanco

“I understand that the same night Mauricio had like an argument or a fight with somebody else?”

Arleni Cowo

“Yes, yes, yes. He got an argument with my cousin Nephtali Novelo. Nepthali say how he drunk and he give him with a bottle but I could not say if he do it. I am not telling you that he do it miss but we got a I don’t know if he or anybody else because I know that my lee brother is a problematic bwai when he drunk nobody could tell him nothing.”

Andrea Polanco

“So did Mauricio maybe have any other problems with anybody in Xaibe?”

Arleni Cowo

“Hmmm he got for the, tell you di truth miss he got lot of enemy da Xaibe yes because lot of bwai nuh like si Mauricio only thing I can tell you.”

Andrea Polanco

“Why is he somebody who just goes around and just pick a quarrel with anybody or that just happens when he’s drunk?”

Rutilia Cawich

Arleni Cowo

“Ah yes when he was nuh only when he drunk still when he nuh di drink he like rail up.”

Andrea Polanco

“So it could very well be that it’s anyone who could’ve killed Mauricio?”

Arleni Cowo

“Yes anyone because he got lots of enemies miss.”

Rutilia Cawich: Mother of the Deceased

“Yes I want to know who I want justice for who killed my son because my son is gone and I know he was sort of a troublemaker but I don’t like what they did to him. He always go out and drink and get into quarrel with other people but they it is never something very serious and they resolve it quickly but I just don’t know what happen that day.”

Cawich was transported to the Corozal Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. Police say Cawich had cut wounds to the left side of his head and a bruise to the left elbow.

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4 Responses for “Xiabe resident murdered near home”

  1. U R Sick! says:

    This is usually the end result for a “BULLY”. The village can live in peace now.

  2. sulemy25 says:

    U KNOW PEOPLE LIKE THOSE NEEDS HELP…….SO IM NOT HAPPY BUT SAD CASUE MAYBE HE HAD SOME KNID OF DISTURBANCE IN HIS LIFE SO ……LET HIM REST IN PEACE NOW.

  3. DIEGO CAWICH says:

    U R SICK TE CONSTA QUE ERA UN MATON O SOLO LO LEISTE O QUIZAS ESTAS DEL LADO DE LOS AGRESORES, PRIMERO INVESTIGA Y LUEGO OPINAS.

    Y LAS AUTORIDADES HAGAN SU TRABAJO.

  4. SERGIO CAWICH MORALES says:

    YOU ARE SICK:

    A DEAD MAN CANNOT REPLY TO YOUR COMMENTS, I HOPE YOU NEVER LOOSE ONE OF YOUR FAMILY IN SUCH A VIOLENT WAY. THE POLICE SHOULD CHECK IF YOU ARE NOT INVOLVE IN THIS MURDER CASE.

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