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Jul 13, 2012

Armstrong loses a finger and assailant detained in prison

Alex Myers

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.

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1 Response for “Armstrong loses a finger and assailant detained in prison”

  1. Storm says:

    Evil intent of the attacker needs to be harshly punished, even where the attacker failed to inflict mortal injury. Decades in prison if I were the judge.

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