Belize - Belize News - - Great Belize Productions - Belize Breaking News
Home » Crime » Constable charged in San Pedro death
Mar 29, 2004

Constable charged in San Pedro death

It took almost six weeks, but today the police department announced that one of its own has been charged in connection with the death of Leroy Pilgrim on San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. P.C. Burton Caliz has been arrested and charged with manslaughter at the conclusion of a police investigation into the February twelfth incident. The altercation with police and Pilgrim’s death lead to a number of citizens attacking the Lions clinic and causing a disturbance as a form of protest.

Viewers please note: This Internet newscast is a verbatim transcript of our evening television newscast. Where speakers use Kriol, we attempt to faithfully reproduce the quotes using a standard spelling system.

Advertise Here

You must be logged in to post a comment Login