Screen_Shot_2014-12-17_at_8.12.39_PMTonight, the man accused of hacking a couple to death has been remanded to prison.

But first, a postmortem examination on the bodies has been conducted and investigators managed to positively identify the female victim to be 22 year old Heidi Teresita Chable. Officer Commanding the Corozal formation, Andrew Ramirez elaborated in this update.


Andrew Ramirez – OC Corozal

“First of all, we ended up confirming the identity of the female and she has been identifies as Heydi Teresita Chable, 22 years of age and date of birth being the 02 of January of 1992.  Yesterday post mortem was conducted on both bodies and the Doctor has certified the cause of death for the male for being exanuation due to multiple chop wounds to the head, neck, face, chest and limb and for the female same thing due to chop wounds to the head, neck, face and forearm more than likely the injury sustained by these individuals was fatal wounds.”

Around 11 this morning, Corozal Police escorted Jose Antonio Santos a Salvadoran National to the Hurl Hamilton’s magistrate Court room to face charges for the double homicide.

Andrew Ramirez – OC Corozal

“As a result and in regards to the investigation one person, Jose Antonio Santos a Salvadorian national has been detained and will be charged for two counts of double murder in relation to this latest double homicide here in Corozal.”

Victor Castillo – Reporter

“So the motive remains as jealousy?”

Andrew Ramirez – OC Corozal

“Yes, he did assist in the investigation as well.”

No plea was taken since the matter is a Supreme Court case. Santos was charged for two counts of murder and was remanded to Central Prison up until 24th of March 2015.

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