The Lords Bank resident claims that he did not do the shooting, Although, he was seen running away from the crime scene with a gun after the shooting.
by Anita Nembhard-Flowers
channel 1 Belize.com
Belize City, Mon. Jan. 17, 2022
The case against 20 year old Malcolm Matthew Muschamp began this morning January 17th. as the law waisted no time in charging him, and he was arraigned today for the murder of 25-year-old, David Tzac, which occurred on Thursday, January 13, 2022 on Antelope Street Extension in Belize City!
He admitted only to trying to hide the weapon that killed Tzac, but tonight Muschamp is on remand after being slapped with six indictable criminal offenses including murder and attempted murder among other serious offenses.
This morning shortly before 12 noon, Muschamp, a resident of #55 Old Well Road area of Lords Bank/ Ladyville was arraigned on five counts, murder for the shooting death of 25-year-old, David Tzac, and the attempted murder, dangerous harm, used of deadly means of harm upon 14-year-old, Josue Villalta Echeverria and kept firearm without being granted a gun license, having been found in possession of a 9mm CZ-75 brand pistol with unknown serial number.
Muschamp appeared unrepresented before a magistrate in Court #4 where no plea was taken from him on any of the offenses since there are all being dealt with on indictment.
We understand that additional charges is pending against Muschamp as well.
Police say that on Thursday, January 13, 2022, at about 8:24 p.m., acting upon information received from Police Control Room of shots fired on Antelope Street Extension,
Police later visited the KHMH where they saw Dorian Tzac, 25, a Belizean Welder of #81 Antelope Street Extension who was seen with gunshots wound to the body. At 8:30 p.m., some six minutes later, Tzac was pronounced dead on arrival at the KHMH.
Police also observed 14-year-old, Josue Villalta Echeverria, a Salvadoran national of same address suffering from an apparent gunshot injury to the body.
When they arrived in the area, police saw Muschamp running on Antelope Street with a gun in his hand.
Police set chased behind him where Muschamp was seen throwing the firearm near the street side.
In an interview with police over the weekend Muschamp admitted to being a murder murder scene but claim he never did the shooting.
In a caution statement to police Muschamp said that he visited the yard in the company of another man who he claim did the shooting and that after that he picked up the gun and ran with it in an effort to hide the gun but was caught in the process by police officers in the area.
During his interview, Muschamp while he admitted to being at the murder scene , he claim he never did the shooting but never revealed the name of who the man was who he claim accompanied him to the yard and who he claim was the allege shooter.