Police constable dies following traffic accident Print E-mail
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Thursday, 18 January 2018 00:00

Police Constable Enid Tillett who was knocked down on January 6th succumbed to his injuries on Sunday January 14. Following his death, police have charged 24 year old Jesus Enrique Munoz with Manslaughter by Negligence and Causing Death by Careless conduct. Munoz had earlier on been charged with driving a motor vehicle without due care and attention, failing to give way when changing direction, negligent grievous harm and using a motor vehicle without third party risk insurance. Those charges were upgraded when he appeared in court on Monday January 15 where bail was granted in the sum of 5 thousand dollars and one surety of the same amount.

Police Constable Tillett was knocked down as he was on his Meilun patrol motorcycle at about 10:15pm on Saturday 6th January, on the Belize /Corozal Road in Orange Walk. Tillett was travelling on the road from a North to South direction when a Ford Escape driven by Munoz which was travelling in the opposite direction hit him. Tillett was taken to the Northern Regional Hospital and then to the KHMH where he received treatment until he succumbed on Sunday January 14.