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Sep 8, 2006

Sunday stabbing ends in attempted murder charges

A Belize City man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder following a stabbing incident last Sunday. According to police, twenty-one year old Israel Sanchez was formally arraigned for the crimes of Attempted Murder, Dangerous Harm and Use of Deadly Means of Harm following an incident on Freetown Road. The victim, thirty year old Diego Alvarado reported that he was walking home around two on Sunday afternoon when Sanchez approached him and attacked him for no reason. Alvarado was rushed to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital suffering from a stab wound to the left side of the chest. Tonight he continues to recover from his injuries.


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