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Body of man who died while diving for pint bottles in San Pedro waters identified

Posted: Monday, July 8, 2019. 9:50 am CST.

By BBN Staff: Authorities have identified the body of the man retrieved from the water in San Pedro on Saturday as 37-year-old Edwin Ricardo Mai.

Breaking Belize News was informed that Mai was last seen alive about an hour before his body was discovered in the water. He was reportedly under the influence of alcohol when he decided to go diving for pint bottles. Reports are that while doing so, Mai started foaming from his mouth and then eventually sank.

He was taken for medical treatment but was pronounced dead on arrival around 3 p.m. A post mortem examination is pending to determine his cause of death and police are investigating the matter.



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