Screen_shot_2013-10-24_at_7.55.40_PMFour years after his arrest, 12 Jury’s were selected today to hear the case of Eric Gonzalez who is accused of stabbing at the time, 16 year old Daniel Soto.


The incident took place on February 26th, 2009 in Orange Walk Town when both youths were reported to have been hanging out together on Mangal Street in the Louisiana Area and an argument erupted between them.


It is alleged that Gonzalez left the area to get a kitchen knife and upon his return inflicted a stab wound to Soto’s upper thigh. Police reported upon arrival that they saw Soto lying down on his back in a drain bleeding profusely and died en route to the Northern Regional Hospital.


With the Jury selection out of the way, the case is scheduled to commence on Monday October 28th, at the Northern Session of the Supreme Court. We will follow this story and bring you the verdict as it is handed down.

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