Posted: Saturday, May 18, 2019. 4:58 am CST.
By BBN Staff: A 34-year-old man was shot dead just after midnight in Teakettle Village in the Cayo District.
The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Clifford Matute. Matute is a native of Roaring Creek village but was residing with his family in Teakettle Village for some time now.
Eyewitness reports to BBN is that a gunman was hiding in Matute’s yard and ambushed Matute whilst he was downstairs his wooden home. The gunman and an accomplice then escaped the scene.
Matute died on the spot and a police mobile transported his body to the morgue at the Central Regional Hospital.
Early indications are that the shooting is a result of ‘old beef’ that has its origin in Matute’s home village of Roaring Creek.
Roaring Creek police are investigating this latest murder in their jurisdiction.
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