Police seeking two in relation to murder


There was a broad daylight murder which took place on Monday, February 8, 2021 in the vicinity of Tow Tow on Mahogany Street, Belize City. A delivery truck driver, 43-year-old Jose Santos was shot and killed as he sat inside a truck parked on the street. Surveillance footage in the area shows a lone gunman riding toward the truck before shooting Santos and riding off. Santos was taken to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital but was unfortunately pronounced dead the following day.
Scenes of Crime technicians arrived on scene not too long after and were able to find a black 9mm firearm with a live round of ammunition. It is believed that it was that gun which was used to kill Santos. According to Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, police are seeking two people of interest and are looking to narrow their search for the killer and make an arrest.