Wednesday, September 16th, 2015. BMG: Corozal Police have charged 52-year-old Alberto Hall of Chan Chen Village for the offense of “Grievous Harm” after he beat 42-year-old Mark Villanueva half to death on Saturday, September 12th.
Officers responded to reports of a fight around 6:00 a.m. and upon arrival, saw Villanueva lying on the ground with head injuries, a swollen mouth and face, as well as bruises to his body.
Hall later told police that around 4:00 a.m., he was awaken by noise in his house and saw Villanueva trying to steal his weed eater valued at $450.00, after which a brawl ensued and Hall severely beat the alleged thief.
Villanueva had to be transported to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) and treated for head and body injuries that were caused during the beating and as a result, Hall was arrested and charged by police.
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