Teacher slain in Orange Walk; police still have no motive

Posted: Monday July 25, 2016. 12:27 p.m. CST.

By Dalila Ical: Orange Walk Police are still trying to find out why a teacher was killed in Orange Walk on Sunday morning.  13775978_10205400567133100_1306107662340455042_n

Police report that officers were called out to Sylvester Street in Orange Walk Town around 5:00 that morning. There, officers found the lifeless body of a man in the football field.

The individual had a cut wound to the right side of his neck. He was later identified as Marcelo Azueta, a 39-year-old teacher from Orange Walk Town. Azueta’s body was taken to the Northern Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police also have a report from a witness who says that at about 3:00 that morning, they passed by the field and heard a loud cry before two men left the area on separate bicycles.

No arrests have been made and police are still trying to decipher a motive for the homicide.

Picture courtesy of Avid Briceño. 

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