At 1:00pm, the body of 42 year old San Pedro taximan Jose Rigoberto Beltran was found inside his van, parked off the road near the San Juan Layout. He was allegedly shot once to the back of the head. Residents say they heard one shot at approximately 9:45am. and the body was found at around 10:00am. Police allegedly have two men detained, and are awaiting Scenes of Crime personnel to process the area. We'll have more in tonight's newscast.
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Belize Media Group has also received reports that Beltran was living in Las Flores in Belmopan before he moved to San Pedro with his two brothers and 2 nephews to work as a taxi driver.