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Jun 15, 2015

Belize City Man Gunned Down

Allison Williams

Three persons lost their lives over the weekend in separate incidents in the west and the Old Capital.  On Friday night, shots rang out on Partridge Street Extension sometime around eight-thirty p.m. When the echoes of the blasts subsided, twenty-eight-year-old Allison Williams of Rivero Street, Belize City laid dead on the street, next to his car. So who would want “Wally” dead? And was he baited to his death? News Five’s Duane Moody has that report.


Duane Moody, Reporting

Was twenty-eight-year-old Allison Williams lured to his death? That’s the question resonating in the minds of his wife and loved ones, following his vicious murder on Friday night. Around eight p.m., police were called out to Partridge Street Extension where the body of Williams was found face up in front of a yard that he had reportedly been visiting in the past month. He had been shot multiple times to the head.


Sr. Supt. Alden Dawson, O.C., Precinct 2, Eastern Division

“Police saw him lying on the street in a pool of blood. Information so far is that he was visiting with some female friends in that area when a fair-skinned male person approached the group and fired several shots, two of which caught the now.”


After he was killed, a call was sent from Williams’ phone to his wife, Doris. A female on the other end of the line informed her that her husband was dead and on the ground. The news caught Doris by surprise because she had left Williams at home about an hour before she got the call of his demise.


Doris Williams

Voice of: Doris Williams, Wife of Murder Victim

“He called me and tell me babe I di come, eight-thirty-eight, the phone ring again and I say babe because it is from his phone and the female said, yo husband dead. ih deh pan Partridge Street, ih deh pan the ground. And I said, who this? And it out and then ih call back after that eight-thirty-eight, like eight-forty, and ih say Miss Doris—but ih di cry pan the phone—and ih say dehn kill yo husband and dehn tell mi ih deh behind KREM. And I scream out. I tell the police lady that wah gial mi deh deh, and see and when I tell she then she start to move up. I noh move at all cause I stand right there by my husband. And I noticed that the female police dehn gone ina the yard and I notice that they had more than one females, but I couldn’t see exactly dah who cause I noh know the young lady any at all. But they get the stuff from she—the phone and the things dehn. She mi look like she just drop the chain by the grass and they ker she gone get the chain.”


Wally, as he was affectionately known, was reportedly leaning on his car and talking to some friends, when a lone gunman fired several shots, which snuffed the life out of him. But who would want him dead?


Alden Dawson

Sr. Supt. Alden Dawson

“We don’t have any motive at this point. Investigators are at the scene at this time.”


Duane Moody

“Sir, is he known to police as a troublemaker or anything like that?”


Sr. Supt. Alden Dawson

“He had been arrested a couple times for different offences. He was arrested once for attempted murder. He had drug trafficking and other charges that he had been arrested for.”



“Is the incident gang related?”


Sr. Supt. Alden Dawson

“No, we don’t have anything to say that it is gang related. We don’t believe it is gang related.”



“Are any suspects in custody at this time?”


Sr. Supt. Alden Dawson

“Nobody…In respect to this case, there is nobody in custody at this time.”


Voice of: Doris Williams

“This past two weeks, he tell me that dehn want kill ahn and he tell me that he noh want make I go ina ih vehicle or ntohign cause ih noh want mek dehn shoot the vehicle with me and he in there. and he said ih noh want make dehn shoot he vehicle with me and he in there. Ih say make sure that yon oh open that house fi nothing, make sure that backdoor shet and stuff like that.”


Duane Moody for News Five.

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