albertoYesterday we told you about an almost fatal chopping incident in Palmar Village in Orange Walk involving two men. As we reported, 27 year old Irvin Cantun was seen with chop wounds on the head, left elbow, mouth and side.  Investigators say that Cantun was socializing with some friends and about 1:00am he saw Alberto Canche. It is alleged that Cantun provoked Canche and that is when an argument ensued between both men landing Cantun at the KHMH where he remains in critical condition.

Selvin Tillette – Inspector

“We have arrested and charged a young man by the name of Canche of San Jose Palmar and has been charged for dangerous harm and use of deadly means of harm as well has been detained and he will be taken to court sometime tomorrow.”


“Have you been able to come up with any motive?”

Selvin Tillette – Inspector

“We understand the young man, the victim he was also in San Jose Village socializing and Mr Canche was passing by and provokes him causing Mr Canche to react causing such injuries and he is critical at KHMH.”

Numerous reports from residents in the area suggest that they men were fighting over a female.

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