Wednesday, September 3, 2014. DEVON YOUNG Reporting: A Corozal man is dead … and alcohol poisoning may be the cause. 38 year old Benito Puerto was found dead early this morning inside his home in the Santa Rita Heights area of Corozal town.
Family members say that on Tuesday night, Puerto arrived home intoxicated and went to bed.
Around 3 o’clock this morning, went to check on Puerto and found him motionless and not breathing.
That was when a distress call was made to the Corozal police who responded and transported the body to the Corozal town community hospital.
Family members of Benito Puerto say that for he had a drinking problem and had been under the influence of alcohol for the last couple of days.
A post mortem examination late this week is expected to conclusively say what caused Puerto’s death.
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