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BREAKING: Police holding two suspects and firearm allegedly used in murder of Orel Leslie

Posted: Sunday, August 27, 2023. 10:41 pm CST.

By Aaron Humes: According to police, they may have those involved in the murder of Orel Leslie earlier tonight in their custody.

According to reliable sources, police were in pursuit of these suspects in Belize City when shots were heard on Freetown Road in the vicinity of Stella Maris School.

Police are confirmed to have detained two suspects and recovered a firearm allegedly used in the incident.

We understand Leslie had been shot multiple times on Regent Street and managed to drive to the area of Wesley Lower School where he called police. He was then rushed by ambulance to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead after 9 p.m.


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