Monday, November 24, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Police in Belmopan are investigating the circumstances surrounding the murder of a Panamanian national in the nation’s capital.
According to police reports, around 4 pm on Sunday, the body of 64 year old Jose Rodrigo de la Rosa Stanford was found in the western part of Belmopan.
Police say De La Rosa Stanford worked at the Embassy of Panama in Belmopan and that his vehicle, with diplomatic license plates, has not been recovered.
Police also say that when the body was found, it had cut wounds to the neck and head.
It is not certain whether De La Rosa Stanford was killed in the area where his body was found, or if he was killed elsewhere and his body left in the area near La Chosa where it was found by police on Sunday evening.
Police investigations continue.
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