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Post-mortem certifies chronic alcoholism as cause of death of Trial Farm resident

TRIAL FARM, Orange Walk—A post-mortem conducted on the body of Gregorio Medina, 43, of Trial Farm certified the cause of death to be moderate and advance visceral general conception, as a consequence of mild decomposition and chronic alcoholism.

Medina’s body was found floating in the New River behind an area of Trial Farm sometime around 6:00 Sunday evening.

Superintendent Dennis Arnold, Commander of Orange Walk police, said that on Sunday evening, they were called to the area and saw a body floating in the river. They retrieved the body, but he was unknown.

However, family members looking for Medina, who had failed to come home since Saturday, were contacted. When they came to the area and saw the corpse, they identified him as Gregorio Medina.

However, family members said that when they saw the body, there was a gash on Medina’s head. Police, however, said that there were no signs of violence on the body.

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