the two apologized and accepted charges. The intellectual author would be in La Guajira
The details of what happened at the hearing to charge the last two captured for the crime of former Paraguayan prosecutor Marcelo Pecci, murdered in Barú, Cartagena, on May 10, are known. During the judicial proceeding, the men accepted the charges and also apologized to the Pecci family for the crime. The drug trafficker who ordered the crime would be in La Guajira.
These are the brothers Andrés Felipe and Ramón Emilio Pérez Hoyos, who were captured in Bogotá and Rionegro, Antioquia, for their responsibility in the logistics of the crimeno. According to the Attorney General’s Office itself, the brothers were “the ones who planned, paid and hired the perpetrators of the murder of the Paraguayan prosecutor.”
According to the images of the hearing shared by the Attorney General’s Office, the timely response of both detainees to the accusations “Do you accept the charges?” He asks who would be the guarantee control judge at the hearing, to which Andrés Felipe Hoyos Perez replies “yes doctor, I accept the charges”
Andrés Felipe Hoyos adds, after asking for permission to provide information: I know that it was a very big mistake and I have no words to express my apologies to the Pecci family, especially to his pregnant wife. I am very sorry and I want to apologize.”
The same question was put to Ramón Emilio Pérez Hoyos who said “Yes sir, of course”. And later he added “And taking advantage of the situation here, man, I want to apologize to Dr. Pecci’s family… the situation has hurt me a lot, I sincerely ask you to forgive me, everyone in the room, Mr. Pecci’s wife and the family”.
Before this statement, the judge confirms with Ramón Emilio Pérez Hoyos the acceptance of the charges, reiterating the following idea: “In other words, you accept your responsibility and want to take advantage of the reduction of up to 50%, correct?” to which the accused responds in the affirmative.
For consultation of the complete audience we share the video of the medium Focus News.
Both captured are charged as co-perpetrators of the murder. According to the General Prosecutor’s Office, the work of these two prisoners in relation to the homicide would have been to coordinate payments “The coordination of this event, apparently, was backed by the payment of millionaire sums of money that those now prosecuted would have delivered to those who finally executed the murder” clarifies the entity.
During the hearing, the accusing entity presented evidence on the way in which both captured offered 1,500 million pesos to commit the murder. According to the Prosecutor’s Office, the defendants held several meetings to plan the crime.
The Attorney General, Francisco Barbosa Delgado, clarified on the subject from an official video: “These people must answer for the crimes of aggravated homicide and illegal possession of weapons. These captures have already been legalized and in the next few hours they will be charged and security measures will be requested.
The authorities came to the capture thanks to the review of documents, videos, clothing and a vehicle, which are part of the elements seized in two search proceedings.
Seven captured so far
There are already seven people prosecuted for these events. The criminals Wendret Carrillo, Eiverson Zabaleta, Marisol Londoño and Cristian Camilo Monsalve Londoño were sentenced in June 2022 to 23 years in prison for the crime of the former prosecutor, who was assassinated when he was celebrating his honeymoon with his new wife in Barú.
These four convicts confessed to the crime and the crimes for which they respond are homicide and illegal possession of weapons.
There is a fifth defendant from that previous stage, Francisco Luis Correa, whom the Prosecutor’s Office considers the articulator of the crime, who has pleaded not guilty to the charges.
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