Was a man from the village of Xaibe in the Corozal District murdered or was he the victim of a road traffic accident? That is what Corozal Police are trying to find out tonight after the lifeless body of 38 year old Mauricio Cawich Jr. was found lying on the side of the main road heading to Patchakan Village.
When Police arrived at the scene at around 1:20 this morning they saw the lifeless body of Cawich lying face down on the side of the road that runs within the village of Xaibe with several cut wounds to the head and forehead and a bruise on the left elbow.
The body of Cawich was immediately transported to the Corozal Community Hospital where it was pronounced dead on arrival and awaits a post mortem examination. According to Police the last time Cawich was seen alive was at around 11:00 last night while he was drinking within the village. As mentioned at the top of the story Police are investigating if Cawich was the victim of a hit and run accident or if he was murdered.