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Apr 14, 2020

Decomposing Body of Elderly Man Found at Dumpsite in Valley of Peace

While there a number of arrests were made over the weekend for violators of the state of emergency, police are investigating a case of sudden death in the west. Earlier today, the decomposing body of an elderly man was found near a dumpsite in the Valley of Peace Village, Cayo District. According to information reaching the newsroom, the deceased has been identified as Pedro Fuentes, a Salvadoran national believed to be in his earlier seventies. Reports are that Fuentes worked at the dumpsite and that on Monday; he left his house in the village to go to work. He did not return home and he was later discovered dead. We are told that there were no visible signs of injuries on the body and it is being treated at this time as a sudden death.


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