San Pedro Police report of an attempted murder incident that took place on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in the San Mateo Area. Initial Investigation reveals that about 3:45 p.m., Alexia del Carmen Melendez (45yrs) was walking home on an unnamed Street in San Mateo Area, when a well-known male person riding a bicycle approached her and attacked her with a knife inflicting the injuries. At the Poly Clinic, police report observing Melendez suffering from cut wounds to left side of neck and lower neck.
Police have since arrested and charged Gilbert Anthony Palacio, 28 years, Belizean Construction Worker of San Mateo Area, San Pedro Town, Belize District for the crime of Grievous Harm, Use of Deadly Means of Harm and Attempted Murder.
Gilbert Anthony Palacio charged with Attempted Murder