MURDER At 6:30pm on 20.03.14, police visited Bullet Tree Village where about 100yards away from Pride of Mopan Bar on the Santa Familia Road, they observed a gold colored Kia Sorento SUV, L/P-SC-C-11084 parked on the right had side of the road. A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of the body of 24-year-old Keila Burgess of #10 Oriole Street, Belmopan City lying face up on the extreme rear of the vehicle with a plastic bag over her face and a white plastic tightener strapped around her neck. The body was transported to the San Ignacio Hospital where it was pronounced dead.
A 21-year-old male student of Kontiki Area, San Ignacio Town has reportedly admitted to strangling Burgess at his residence and disposed of her body in Bullet Tree Village in her vehicle. He was observed with scratches on the left shoulder, left side of chest, back, left side of face, neck and right forearm. A search of his vehicle also led to the discovery of the keys for the said Kia Sorento. The student and his 18-year-old girlfriend a waitress of Kontiki area have since been detained pending investigations.