Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2019. 3:43 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: The body of a man was retrieved from the river near the low lying bridge in San Ignacio a short while ago.
The body was retrieved by San Ignacio police around 3:00 this afternoon after they received reports of a body floating in the river.
The man has been identified as Ismael August, a welder who resides in San Antonio village, Cayo District.
Police are still on the scene but all indications are that August died from drowning.
A number of San Ignacio residents who were on the scene told BBN that August was seen walking around town earlier today.
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