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Mar 26, 2020

Man Found Dead in the North; Did He Drown?

Hilberto Romero

In other news, an Orange Walk man was found dead in a pond. Police say that no injuries were observed on the body and it is suspected that Nolasco Gonzalez, a resident of Santa Martha Village, drowned. A post-mortem is scheduled to take place to determine the cause of death. Senior Superintendent of Police Hilberto Romero shares the details of the incident.


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

“Balthazar Campos, fifty-five-year-old Belizean, reported that he made checks for Nolasco Gonzalez on the Santa Martha Road where he found Nolasco Gonzalez motionless in a pond of water. Information is that Nolasco Gonzalez was repairing a water pump in the pond when he fell and thereafter his body was found. A post-mortem examination will be conducted to determine the cause of the death.”


Andrea Polanco

“Sir, based on the information you’ve received, is the suspicion is that he drowned?”


Sr. Supt. Hilberto Romero

“That is what is suspected at this time.”

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