Islander stabbed and self-discharges from hospital - 01/01/13 02:29 PM
A San Pedro businessman was the victim of a stabbing incident on Ambergris Caye last Friday night. Edwin Henry was reportedly attacked by four men while he stood on Sea Grape Drive, not far from his home. Henry struggled with the assailants and was injured in the process, but according to Police Press Officer, Raphael Martinez, the victim knows the man who stabbed him.
Raphael Martinez, Police Press Officer
“On the twenty-eighth of December at approximately seven-fifty-eight p.m., Edwin Henry, twenty-nine year old businessman of San Pedro, he visited the San Pedro Police Station with what appears to be stab wounds to the left side of the abdomen. He was taken to the San Pedro Polyclinic and later transferred to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where he remains in a stable condition. The initial investigations revealed that Henry was standing on Sea Grape Drive when he was apparently attacked by four men who inflicted—one of whom inflicted the stab wound to him. Police are looking for four men and one person in particular who Henry had mentioned stabbed. However, these people are still at large regarding this latest stabbing incident in San Pedro.”
The person identified by Henry is known to him as Burger Opu. Our newsroom checked with the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital and was informed that Henry had self-discharged from the hospital.
Businessman Edwin Henry stabbed in San Pedro
There was one last incident of violence in the Belize District , this time in San Pedro. A man was stabbed over the weekend as he stood at a street corner in San Pedro Town.
Police Press Officer RAPHAEL MARTINEZ:
On the 28th of December, at approximately 7:58pm Edwin Henry, 29 year-old Businessman of Sea Grape Drive, San Pedro visited the San Pedro Police Station, with what appears to be a stab wound to the left side of the abdomen. He was taken to the San Pedro Poly Clinic and later transferred to Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, where he remains in a stable condition. The initial investigation revealed that Henry was standing on Sea Grape Drive, when he was apparently attacked by four men, one of whom inflicted the stab wound to him. he only know as Burger Opu and during the fight Burger inflected that said injury to him. Police are looking for the four men, and one person in particular whom Henry had mentioned stabbed him, but so far these people are still at large, regarding this latest stabbing incident in San Pedro.
Henry is presently in a stable condition at the KHMH and Police are looking for the four men in connection to this stabbing incident.