Three charged for deadly beating after an accident Print E-mail
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Thursday, 17 May 2018 00:00

On Friday April 27th, 2018 a vehicle being driven by Demetrio Pott crashed into another vehicle in Trial Farm village in Orange Walk. As a result of the incident Demetrio and his brother were badly beaten by some men who were in the area. That beating landed Demetrio Pott at the hospital with serious head injuries to which he succumbed on Saturday may 12, 2018.

Following the incident, on Thursday, May 10, 2018, Leodigario Chan, a 26-year-old immigration officer, Carlos Westby, a 24-year-old welder, and Deltran Perez, 28, were jointly charged with the crime of dangerous harm. Demetrio eventually died, and the charges against the three accused has since been upgraded to manslaughter.