Posted: Saturday, October 16, 2021. 7:15 pm CST.
By Aaron Humes: Police have detained one person in connection with the apparent murder of Joevanni Augustine, 25, of Biscayne village, Belize District.
According to police, Augustine was waiting in front of a residence on Curassow Street for his common-law wife to join him to proceed to his sister-in-law’s funeral this afternoon just before 1 p.m.
However, as he stood behind a bus, he was approached by a dark-skinned man who got out of a 4-door cream heavily tinted Mitsubishi Galant and shot him several times.
Augustine died minutes later at Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after being rushed there for treatment. Police have impounded the suspect vehicle and one person is detained as part of their investigations.
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