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Posted: February 24, 2016. 12:18 p.m. CST.

By Victor Castillo Sr.: At 8:30 this morning members of the Belize Coast Guard resumed their searchBCG 03 for the second man believed to have drowned in the Orange Walk New River.

Senior Chief for the Belize Coast Guard, Ariel Garidos, told Breaking Belize News that since this morning they had conducted surface and under water searches, to no avail.

The search will continue during the course of the day.

When asked if the infested waters with crocodiles could be a contributing factor to recovering the body, BCG 02Garidos stated that there is a high possibility.

The Orange Walk Police Department has not received any further reports of missing persons.

If anyone knows of any missing person they are asked to contact or visit the Orange Walk Police Station.

This is a developing story.

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