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Nov 11, 2019

21-Year-Old Stabbed in San Ignacio; Minor is Detained

Michael Williams

A twenty-one-year-old man was stabbed and a minor has been detained. Police say that Michael Williams was in Santa Elena on Sunday afternoon when a man he doesn’t know approached him. They had a brief exchange of words where the man queried Williams’ identity but Williams didn’t respond. Shortly after, he was stabbed to the chest. Police have since arrested a fifteen-year-old boy in connection with this incident. ACP Joseph Myvett tells us more.


Joseph Myvett

ACP Joseph Myvett, Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“He reported to the police that while he was at a restaurant buying food in Santa Elena town, he was approached by a male person unknown to him, who uttered certain words to him and later took out a knife and inflicted those injuries before making good his escape. Williams is in a stable condition in the hospital. At this time police have a fifteen-year-old minor detained in relation to this investigation.”


Andrea Polanco

“Sir, do we know why Williams was stabbed?”


ACP Joseph Myvett

At this time, no. We know that there were some words uttered to him by the assailant and that is where we are at this point in time.”

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