Posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2018. 12:30 p.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: This morning BBN reported that the body of a person was found in Harmonyville, located near Cotton Tree in the Cayo District. Sources close to the family confirm to BBN that the body is that of Israel ‘Izzy’ Perez.
The body was found in a shallow grave and Israel Perez is now considered Belize’s latest murder victim.
Nine days ago Perez left his home in St. Matthews village to attend a meeting in San Pedro. Since then, his family had not seen or heard anything from him.
Israel ‘Izzy’ Perez, 27, is a Government of Belize employee assigned to the Immigration and Nationality Department.
Perez is known as a very friendly, hardworking and jovial person by his family and work colleagues.
BBN will have more details on this story after the police press conference this morning.
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