Former Marine And Girlfriend Were Strangled And Duct-Taped In Belize

New details are surfacing in couple's mysterious murder.

By Sowmya Krishnamurthy

New details are emerging in the death of a retired American Marine and his girlfriend. According to the Star, the couple was strangled with their wrists duct-taped when found by police in Belize.

36-year-old Drew DeVoursney and 52-year-old Francesca Matus were found dead in a sugarcane field on May 1.  They were last seen together leaving a restaurant on April 25 and their bodies were discovered outside the village of Chan Chen.

DeVoursney was originally from Georgia and Matus from Toronto. 

Authorities shared gruesome details with Toronto's publication, saying that DeVoursney’s body was on top of Matus and both were in an “advanced state of decomposition.”

It is unclear the motive behind the crime. Matus was scheduled to travel back home the day after she disappeared. According to DeVoursney's mother, he was planning on leaving Belize to return to the United States soon. The two had been dating for a few months.

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