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June 23, 2023

Cecil Gill, convicted of murder of Philip Samuels, will be sentenced in September

Gill's trial without jury before Justice Ricardo O'Neil Sandcroft ended recently with a guilty verdict. Explaining how he arrived at the verdict, Justice Sandcroft said he [...]
June 22, 2023

Court of Appeal reduces life sentence handed to Kevin Jex down to just over six years

Jex, who was charged for murder, pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter in the then Supreme Court of Belize and on October 22, 2020, [...]
June 21, 2023

Belize City man sees child rape charge discontinued by nolle prosequi

A minor, 13, reported that in February of 2015, she went with Avilez to his home behind the Belize Water Services Limited office, and in March [...]
June 13, 2023

City youth Denvoy Bartley charged with New Year’s Day murder of Lionel Budna

Bartley is accused of shooting dead Fabers Road resident Lionel Budna, 24, early in the morning of New Year’s Day, January 1, 2023 – the first [...]
June 13, 2023

Nolle prosequi entered for David Arnold in murder case of Andrew ‘Hard Rock’ Bennett

Police had made attempts to locate the Crown’s main witnesses and all their efforts were futile, leading to the motion, which puts the case in abeyance [...]
June 9, 2023

Port of Belize Limited plans to sue former Minister Erwin Contreras

PBL says it intends to sue “for misfeasance in public office arising from the Defendant's deliberate, willful, unlawful and clandestine signing of the Definitive Agreement between [...]
June 8, 2023

Police no longer holding Jasmine Hartin after clearing up status with court

“Having conducted the investigation, looking at the court order and the statements recorded, there [is] insufficient evident to prosecute Hartin for any offense. Especially since the [...]
June 6, 2023

Paul Jex murder trial begins in High Court with eyewitness’s account of killing

The trio, represented by counsel Leeroy Banner, all pleaded not guilty.