Posted: Saturday, May 7, 2016. 8:05 p.m. CST
Almendarez’s body was found in the Mosquito Coast Area of South Ambergris Caye shortly after 10PM with a single gunshot wound to the head.
The events that led to the murder are not yet known, but San Pedro Police have confirmed that a Canadian national has been detained in relation to Almendarez’s death.
According to official reports, members of the South Ambergris Caye Neighbourhood Watch (SACNW) were startled when they head a gun shot in their neighbourhood around 10PM.
They immediately notified the San Pedro Police Department. Upon the arrival of the police to the area, a search was conducted to determine the source of the gun shot sounds.
Around 10:30PM Almendarez’s body was discovered lying in a pool of blood across from the Belize Water Services lagoon.
More on this story as it becomes available.
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