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Jan 2, 2015

3 Men Stabbed at Wedding

Selvyn Tillett

There was also a second stabbing incident in Orange Walk Town; it occurred in the wee hours of this morning. Three young men were stabbed at a wedding reception around twelve-twenty-three a.m. and rushed to the Northern Regional Hospital. Twenty-two year old Levy Bennett was stabbed once to the center of his chest and twice to the left side of his chest, while twenty-one year old Amin Mendez Junior was stabbed to the left side of abdomen and twenty-three year old Shamir Tzul was cut to the chest and behind left leg. Bennett was later rushed to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he remains in a critical condition. Assistant Superintendent Tillett says that the men were attacked by four male persons, three of whom are currently in custody.


ASP Selvyn Tillett, Deputy O.C., Orange Walk Police

“Initial investigations reveal that on Thursday, the first, at about 11:45 p.m., while Levy and Mendez were at a wedding reception on Liberty Avenue, they were attacked by four male persons who had reached there in a Ford ranger pickup. All three persons were taken to the Northern Regional Hospital and admitted in a serious condition. We understand that Levy Bennett has been transported to the K.H.M.H. because he is more serious. At this moment police have three persons in custody pending investigation.”


Duane Moody

“Sir a motive for that stabbing…have you guys been able to ascertain that?”


ASP Selvyn Tillett

“Not as yet, we are still investigating.”

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