Canadian Tourist Found Dead in Belize Jail

Posted on February 1, 2013 • Filed under: Belize, Crime, Police/Military Activity, TRAVEL reported on Sunday, 27th January 2013 at approximately 6:30am, San Ignacio Police checked Cell No.3 where detained person – Jeffrey Donald FURGALA, 35 year old Canadian National, was seen in the cell lying face up and unresponsive. A physical check was made on him when Police noticed him to be apparently unconscious with blood in his nose. As a result, he was transported to the San Ignacio Community Hospital for medical treatment. He was later transported to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital on 27th January 2013, where at 11:00am he was in a critical condition and was to undergo surgery. FURGALA was pronounced dead at 11:15pm on the 29th January 2013. Read Article

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