On Thursday, November 8, 2018, at about 10:28 p.m., San Pedro Police visited Sapphire Beach Resort, approximately 10 miles north of San Pedro Town. Upon arrival, police found the motionless body of, Larry Alan Pfrifer, 60-year-old, retired American lying face up on a sofa in the living room.
Police also observed blood coming out from his nose and mouth. Initial investigations revealed that at 9:45 p.m., on Thursday, a security officer was conducting his routine patrol around the compound of the resort when he discovered the deceased lying in the sofa motionless. No signs of violence were observed on the body. The body was transported to Belize City awaiting a post-mortem examination.