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Oct 11, 2018

Belama Resident Charged for Shooting of Thomas Ferguson

Wilfredo Ferrufino

A twenty-six-year-old Belama resident was charged for the attempted murder of Thomas Ferguson. The nineteen-year-old Arlington Drive was targeted last Friday while talking to a friend a short distance from his house in Belize City.  Ferguson was shot twice to the stomach and back and remains hospitalized at the K.H.M.H.  Police say that they believe that the person responsible is Jermaine Matura.  Inspector Wilfredo Ferrufino explains.


Insp. Wilfredo Ferrufino, C.I.B., Belize City

“On the fifth of October, police arrested and charged Jermaine Matura, a twenty-six-year-old unemployed of Samuel Haynes Street, Belama Phase One. He was charged for attempted murder, dangerous harm and use of deadly means of harm.”



“Are you able to tell us if an identification parade was part of the procedures to bring charges against him?”


Insp. Wilfredo Ferrufino

“I cannot go into details with regards to the investigation.”



“Sir do you at least have any information =on the motive of the shooting?”


Insp. Wilfredo Ferrufino

“I don’t have any information as regards to the motive.”

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