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Belize City, BELIZE. Monday, March 13, 2017. A couple of days after he was reported missing, Belize City taxi driver 66 year old Elbert Gillett was found dead on Sunday afternoon.
Just before 4 o’clock on Sunday afternoon, police received reports of a body just off the George Price Highway at mile 5, in an area commonly known as Belizean Beach.
Due to the state of decomposition, a post mortem examination was conducted at the spot where the body was found.
At the conclusion of the port mortem, the doctor certified that cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head.
Elbert Gillatt was reported missing on Friday and his vehicle was fond abandoned in Belize City and had been burnt
A motive for the murder is not known at this time and a police investigation is underway.