Decomposed body found in a lagoon in Corozal

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Decomposed body (Corozal)

Decomposed body
(Corozal)

Tuesday, April 22, 2014. DEVON YOUNG Reporting: The decomposed body of a woman was recovered from the Quintal Lagoon in the Corozal district this afternoon.

The name of the woman has not yet been determined. Reports say that a motorist who was on his way to Patchakan village detected a foul odor and when he looked out of the window of his vehicle, saw the body in the lagoon which is about a mile from the village of Chan Chen.

Preliminary reports are that the body was nude when it was discovered and the right hand was missing.

A large abrasion was also visible on the back of the head.

There are no reports of any missing person in the Corozal area where the body was found.

A post mortem examination on the body is expected to be conducted on Wednesday to possibly determine a cause of death.

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