Armstrong loses a finger and assailant detained in prison
Gavin Armstrong lost his index finger during a domestic dispute on July fourth in Rio Grande Crescent, an area off Faber’s Road when he was allegedly chopped by a machete wielding man. And today, thirty-one year old Alex Myers was arraigned in the Belize City Magistrate’s Court on three counts: Attempted Murder, Maim and Use of Deadly Means of Harm upon Armstrong with a machete. No plea was taken and Myers was remanded to the Central Prison. He is due back in court on August twenty-second. According to Armstrong, he went to the area where Myers lived, in order to visit his girlfriend. He and Myers got into an altercation and Myers allegedly pulled out a machete and chopped him, which severed his index finger.