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Dec 2, 2019

Man Chopped in Belize City

Hilberto Romero

On the crime blotter, a man was chopped in the head in Belize City on Friday night. Police say that the incident happened sometime around nine-forty-five. Fortunately, the victim survived to make a report to police. At this time it is still not yet known what led to the incident.


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero, Deputy Head, National Crimes Investigation Branch

“Police responded to a report by Public’s Supermarket in Belize City where they found Julio Del Cid, thirty-year-old, with a large chop wound to the head. He was taken to the KHMH where he received treatment. Information is that he was in that area when he was chopped by someone. We are conducting an investigation into this matter. He has since been released from the K.H.M.H.”


Andrea Polanco

“Sir, did he indicate what led to that chopping?”


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

“He is cooperating with us and a statement is being recorded and that will indicate what all transpired in that area.”


Andrea Polanco

“So, you can’t say if there was an argument or a drunken brawl that led to that?”


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

“No. We are working on that case right now.”

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