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Thursday, 17 May 2012 00:00

Marco ThompsonPolice are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of 45-year-old school teacher Marco David Thompson, who was found dead inside his home at the corner of West and Second Streets in San Ignacio Town.

Thompson's nude body was found lying face up in his house shortly after 1p.m. on Sunday May 13th. There were three cut wounds to the right side of his neck. Reports are that he was last seen socializing in the pre-dawn hours of Sunday morning with a male companion whom he was seen with purchasing food in front of the Belize Bank branch in San Ignacio. Earlier on, he had been partying at the Blue Angel's Nightclub. Police investigations indicate that the house was ransacked, his cellular phone was missing and his wallet had been emptied.

Thompson was a teacher at Sacred Heart College in Cayo where he taught English and was also a counselor and did drug  and alcohol addiction counseling in the community.