Dead body recovered from sea near cruise ship; foul play not currently suspected
December 16, 2021
Cost of Diesel fuel going down by more than a dollar
December 16, 2021

Minister of Tourism confirms body found in water is not of tourist

Posted: Thursday, December 16, 2021. 2:44 pm CST.

By Benjamin Flowers: Minister of Tourism Anthony Mahler confirmed this afternoon that the body which was found floating in water in Belize City near a cruise ship was not that of a tourist.

Mahler, speaking with the media said that he had been briefed on the situation by authorities who confirmed that the body is that of a Belizean man of Hispanic descent.

“It was not somebody off of the cruise ship. There was some delay in terms of the disembarkation of the cruise ship passengers but they are on their way now for their tours and stuff like that,” Mahler said.

Thus far the body has not been identified and is currently listed as John Doe.

The body has been handed over to the national forensic science service to conduct a post mortem examination.

Police are investigating.


Advertise with the mоѕt vіѕіtеd nеwѕ ѕіtе іn Belize ~ We offer fully customizable and flexible digital marketing packages. Your content is delivered instantly to thousands of users in Belize and abroad! Contact us at mаrkеtі[email protected]еаkіngbеlіzеnеwѕ.соm or call us at 501-601-0315.


© 2021, BreakingBelizeNews.com. Content is copyrighted and requires written permission for reprinting in online or print media. Theft of content without permission/payment is punishable by law.

  • Galen University
  • larry waight
  • Galen University
  • Shindaiwa