Police made four arrests for the murder of Jose Beltran, the first of two taximen killed within a week’s time in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye. Now, police have arrested and charged two men for the murder of the second taximan, Donicio Trujillo.
Rafael Ramirez, 40yrs Guatemalan laborer, and Arvington Neal, 25yrs Belizean of San Ignacio, have been jointly charged for murder, remanded to the Belize Central Prison and await their first court hearing.
According to Police, the case was not drug related, as after extensive investigations into the case, it was discovered that the motive of the murder was a personal feud between Rafael Ramirez and Donicio Trujillo. San Pedro Police state that Trujillo’s cell phone was found in possession of Neal who confessed to the murder once he was detained and now had enough evidence to charge both men with murder.