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Sep 1, 2014

Michael Usher Shot and Killed In Pre-dawn Attack

Michael Usher

The other murder victim is thirty-eight year old Michael Usher. The Fabers Road resident, who is well known to the law, was killed at about forty-twenty on Sunday morning. Usher, was shot multiple times on his upper body and head as he rode home from the George Price Highway towards Central American Boulevard. A lone gunman unleashed a volley of bullets; at least six expended shells were recovered from the scene. Duane Moody has a report.


Duane Moody, Reporting

Around four-twenty on Sunday morning, residents on Faber’s Road Extension near Krooman Road were awoken by the sound of at least six gunshots. In the aftermath of the shooting, the body of thirty-eight year Michael Usher was discovered on the street. Usher was killed as he rode towards his house located about five blocks from where he was murdered.


Supt. Hilberto Romero, Crimes Investigation Branch

Hilberto Romero

“Police responded to a shooting incident on Fabers Road where they saw the lifeless body of a male person who was identified as Michael Usher with several gunshot wounds to his head and his body. He was taken to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.”


Usher, who is a construction worker, was no stranger to police, but a motive for the crime is still unknown. Superintendent Hilberto Romero says that no one has been detained for the cold-blooded murder.


Supt. Hilberto Romero

“The police commenced and investigation statements have been recorded; however, so far no one has been charged for this crime.”


Mike Rudon

“What has the preliminary investigation turn up in terms of a motive?”


Supt. Hilberto Romero

“We have not established a motive at this time. Michael Usher is known to the police. He had been charged before for several crimes including theft, burglary and robberies.”


Mike Rudon

“Is it believed that this is part of the continuing gang warfare or it was just something from his past?”


Supt. Hilberto Romero

“Like I said, we are not certain. We don’t know that he was affiliated with any particular gang at this time.”


Six nine-millimeter expended shells and a slug were recovered from the scene. Duane Moody for News Five.

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2 Responses for “Michael Usher Shot and Killed In Pre-dawn Attack”

  1. Uncle Benji says:

    Good riddance. One less.

  2. rudy says:

    you right again Uncle Bengi……one less criminal who wah stop terrorizing the citizen of Belize,,,one down ALL t the rest of the criminal left to go….POWER TO PEOPLE..keep fighting

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