Posted: Saturday, May 3, 2014. 11:10 pm CST.
Saturday, May 3, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: A senior member of the Belize Police Department has died.
Superintendent Alton Alvarez died on Friday night.
A cause of death has not yet been officially released, but it is believed that he suffered a heart attack.
Up until the time of his death, the veteran law enforcement officer was serving as the Officer Commanding the Intermediate Southern Formation in Independence Village.
The news of his sudden death has come as a shock to many of his fellow officers and the community at large.
Police flags were lowered to half mast on Saturday morning as word of Superintendent Alton Alvarez’ death spread across the country.
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