Posted: Sunday, March 18, 2018. 12:52 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: Yesterday around 2:45 PM, police visited South River Street in Dangriga Town to investigate a drowning incident.
According to reports, Brian Valerio, 45, of Dangriga Town attempted to swim across the river and upon reaching the mid-point of the river he went under and never re-surfaced.
A search party consisting of divers from the Fisheries Department, the Belize Coast Guard and members of the community conducted dive searches in the immediate area and up to the river channel but were unable to locate Valerio.
Police are investigating.
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