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Jul 31, 2019

Decomposing Body of Elderly Man Found in the West

A gruesome discovery was made this afternoon in the Young Bank area of Camalote Village, Cayo and up to news time tonight, police are still processing the murder scene. Well-known guitarist, Manuel Barrera Vasquez was murdered and his decomposing body was found inside his house after one o’clock today.  The discovery was made by a neighbour who smelled a stench coming from the house. His son was called and confirmed that his father had been killed. According to police, the seventy-eight-year-old Guatemalan national had chop wounds to the body; one report to News Five is that he had an injury to the head. Reports also coming to our newsroom are that the pathologist is being brought in to conduct an autopsy on the body. We will have more on this story in Thursday’s newscast.


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