Police treating case as murder, but not ruling out suicide – Several persons have been detained for questioning in regards to the death of Otto Rodriguez Jr., whose body was found sometime around 9:30 p.m. last Wednesday, April 12, inside his apartment room on Sea Grape Street, located south of San Pedro Town near the San Telmo area.
Twenty five year-old Rodriguez, the son of beloved island doctor Otto Rodriguez, was found lying lifeless on his back on his bed with a plastic bag covering his head and a brown belt tied around his neck.
This week, police are continuing their investigations, treating the incident as a murder case, but not ruling out suicide.
The post-mortem conducted on the body of young Otto concluded that he “died from asphyxia due to strangulation.” Otto Rodriguez Jr., was laid to rest in San Pedro this Thursday. Ambergris Today extends its deepest sympathy to Dr. Otto Rodriguez and family. May the soul of young Otto Rodriguez Jr. rest in peace.
Otto Rodriguez Jr.