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Fight in Cayo Leaves One Dead Print E-mail
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Thursday, 09 May 2013 00:00

Shaheem Slusher and Brian BurkeA fight, which had erupted between two males on May 3rd, 2013 in San Ignacio Town has left one man dead. Shortly after 6:30 pm, a shirtless person with braided hair was observed motionless on the bank of the Macal River at the corner of Riverside t and Wayatt Streets or behind the spacious ‘Pit Pan Bar’ in San Ignacio Town. Closer inspection of the victim revealed that there was a stab wound on the left side of his neck and to the left shoulder. That body has since been identified to be that of 17-year-old Shaheem Slusher from Gales Point Manatee in the Stann Creek District. On that fateful night, the body of Slusher was rushed to the San Ignacio Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival by the attending doctor.

Sources say that Shaheem was patronizing the Pit Pan Bar when he became involved in an argument with another male and it was outside the establishment where the stabbing occurred.

Quick police field work has resulted in the detention of Brian Burke, 31, who resides in Esperanza Village in the Cayo District.

A post mortem conducted by Doctor Mario Estradabran on the body of Shaheem Slsuher on Monday of this week, has since revealed that the victim died as a result of Exsanguinations. Doctor Estradabran further details that death resulted from internal and external bleeding to the Carotid plexus in the neck region.