March 13, 2024

Police: no reports of domestic violence from Garbutt household before murder/suicide

ACP Hilberto Romero, Officer Commanding Eastern Division, told reporters on Tuesday that “we have gathered information that they had domestic disputes in the past,” but nothing [...]
March 10, 2024

Police: Fatal shots fired in alleged murder/suicide came after “commotion”

A witness identified as the brother of Oswald Garbutt was downstairs of the two-story property around 8:15 Saturday morning when he heard a commotion and then [...]
March 9, 2024

City Administrator Stephanie Lindo Garbutt and Wallace Garbutt confirmed as murder/suicide victims

Initial reports say Lindo-Garbutt was shot dead by Wallace Garbutt, who then killed himself. They leave behind one child, a son.
March 9, 2024

BREAKING: Alleged murder/suicide reported in Belize City

The victims are said to be respectively a member of the Blue Steel Sound DJ group who allegedly shot and killed his wife, and then turned [...]
June 12, 2023
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Santa Elena Town woman, Irene Gonzalez, burns to death in vehicle

The remains were located in the driver’s seat of the Toyota 4-Runner, which was found on the far right-hand side of the road facing Cristo Rey [...]
June 6, 2023

A new mother’s story – false report to police was a cry for help

Perez admits she deliberately and falsely told police that she had been robbed on May 26 near the corner of Vernon Street and Magazine Road by [...]
February 28, 2023

New study highlights drivers behind suicide in the Americas

The article Contextual factors associated with country-level suicide mortality in the Americas, 2000-2019, published last week in leading medical journal The Lancet, identified that while homicide [...]
January 27, 2023

Police confirm suicide of Eric Gutierrez in police station despite skepticism

By Aaron Humes: This morning, the Police Department announced that its Professional Standards Branch, after investigation, determined that detainee of San Pedro Town, Eric Gutierrez, “did [...]