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Jun 21, 2012

Byron James charged for murder of pedestrian

Byron James

Police have also made an arrest for a previous murder. Twenty-nine year old Frank Vasquez was shot on May ninth and died four days later while undergoing treatment at the K.H.M.H. Today, the suspected gunman, twenty-three year old Byron James, was formally arraigned for his murder.  No plea was taken and James was remanded to the Belize Central Prison until August first. Reports are that Vasquez was walking his dog on Neal’s Pen Road shortly after ten o’clock at night when a man rode up to him and fired several shots. He was hit once to the face, left shoulder and back. The motive for the shooting was said to have been because of a rivalry between two groups in that area.  Vasquez was one of six men who were targeted in a spate of shootings that weekend.

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4 Responses for “Byron James charged for murder of pedestrian”

  1. Elgin Martinez says:

    It’s such ashame how these young brothers are just wasting their lives away.

  2. Storm says:

    It is a shame that they throw their lives away and take those of other people, but they chose their paths, and the good of the country demands that killers die. Other good Belizeans have the same or greater problems and face them with dignity and integrity.

  3. bowden says:

    You never guilty until you are proven guilty.

  4. teb100 says:

    hes inoccent and not guilty

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