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Posted: Sunday, October 22, 2017. 8:35 a.m. CST.

By Zoila Palma: On Monday, October 16, 2017 around 10:45 p.m., Belize City Police visited the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where they saw Ricardo Vasquez,82, of #10 Bagdad Street, Belize City with an abrasion to his right cheek, right hand and a cut wound to the back of his head.

Police investigations revealed that around 10:30 p.m., Vasquez was walking on Water Lane heading towards Bagdad Street when he was approached by a male person who inflicted the injuries and made good his escape.

Vasquez was admitted to Intensive Care Unit on a critical condition.

On Friday, October 20, Vasquez succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 9:25 a.m.


Police are investigating.

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