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Sep 30, 2022

Jarett Crawford Murdered Inside His Yard in Antelope Street Extension Area

Jarett Crawford

Another man was shot dead shortly before four-thirty this evening in Belize City. He is thirty-six-year-old Jarett Crawford. Crawford was apparently inside his house when someone ambushed him and shot him. Scenes of Crime personnel are processing the scene. This evening, a tearful Shackeria Torres told reporters that the family was trying to call her deceased cousin today, but got no answer.


Voice of: Shackeria Torres, Cousin of Deceased

“One ah our close family friend called and said her daughter just come over and seh that dehn just kill our cousin, ih di lay down eena the yard soh we just race over but we mi di try reach ah all day and we couldn’t get a hold of ah but after talking to one ah our aunt, she seh she just see ah this evening and ih mi fih goh da shop fi she. Soh she di seh ih can’t be he. And when we come, da he. We couldn’t get wa hold of ah all day soh when we come over ya and I gone look, da he fi true.”


Marion Ali

“As far as the family knows, did he have a dispute with anyone?”


Voice of: Cousin

“No. He da from home, work, he hustle and that’s that. Ih tek care ah his son. I shock and glad that ih son neva deh with ah today because he always deh with ih son. He lives here fi soh much years, from I di goh da high school, he live back ya. Back ya da mi swamp and ih develop now. He always live ya. Eena ih past when ih mi younger ih used to do robbery but that’s about it.”


Marion Ali

“You’ve seen the crime scene. What do you pick up from it? That he was at home”


Voice of: Cousin

“Yes, ih look to me like somebody hail ah because ih eena ih lone boxers and a towel over ih shoulder ah think and ih phone eena ih hand, soh somebody just come hail. Ih come outside.”

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