Two more City Murders Print E-mail
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Thursday, 29 November 2012 00:00

On Sunday, 25th November, at about 1:15 pm,  police visited #118 Mahogany Street Extension, Belize City where they saw 22-year-old  William Felix Francis lying inside his house with multiple gunshot wounds. Francis had two gunshots to the left hand, one gunshot to the left side of his chest, one to left side of his neck, one shot to the back of the neck and  one shot to the right side of his eye.

Investigation by police revealed that about 1:00 pm Francis was inside his house talking with his brother when a dark complexioned man, dressed in a black shirt, entered the house and pointed a pistol at them and asked for someone. Upon seeing this, William's brother ran and jumped through his window leaving William behind and shortly thereafter, several gunshots rang out.

At the scene police found eight expended shells, a slug and particles of a slug. William Felix Francis was transported to the K.H.M.H Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival at 2:07 pm. Police are seeking a Belize City man for questioning.

Two days earlier, on Friday, November 23rd, at 10:30 pm, police visited the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where they saw the body of Deon Waight with multiple gunshot wounds. Waight had a shot to the back of the neck, back of the head, right side of the head and left hand.

Police investigations revealed that at around 10:20 p.m., Waight was walking on Kraal Road and when upon reaching the junction with Guerrero Street, a white car with gold stripes stopped beside him and  someone in it fired several shots at him causing the fatal injuries. He was later transported to the KHMH where he was pronounced dead at 10:43 p.m.

Three 9mm expended shells, were retrieved from the scene. Police continue to investigate this murder.