Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017. 6:42 p.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: The Government of Belize issued a press release a short while ago confirming that the body of a Guatemalan national was found in the Chiquibul National Park.
Earlier today BBN broke the story that a Guatemalan was found with gunshot wounds to the head well within Belizean territory.
The identity and cause of death have not been ascertained and the body of the deceased is still at the location.
According to the release, Belizean and Guatemalan authorities will collaborate to retrieve the body tomorrow morning, and a post mortem will be conducted to ascertain the cause of death.
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