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Posted: Tuesday, February 20, 2018. 2:50 p.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: A 3-year-old toddler found drowned in Silk Grass Village

This morning around 5:30, Chelsey Castillo,24, a Belizean housekeeper of Hopkins Village, southern Belize reported that her 3 year old son went missing yesterday afternoon.

The toddler, Keon Martinez had been staying with Francisca Augustine,51, Castillo’s mother in Silk Grass Village.

Keon was playing with friends yesterday around 1 pm and around 4pm, his grandmother went looking for him and noticed that he was no where to be found.

This morning around 6:35, police received information of a body of an infant found inside a well in Silk Grass Village.

When police went to the scene, they saw the infant child face down floating in a well measuring 6ft x 6ft filled with water.

The body was retrieved from the well and was identified as Keon Martinez.

There were no signs of physical injuries.

Police investigation continues.

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