Pérez Hoyos brothers accept responsibility for the murder of Marcelo Pecci and apologize to his family
Andrés Felipe and Ramón Emilio Pérez Hoyos confirmed to the Attorney General's Office that they were in charge of the logistics of the murder of the Paraguayan prosecutor in Cartagena< /i>
Andrés Felipe and Ramón Emilio Pérez Hoyos.
On Tuesday, May 10, 2022, the city of Cartagena was stained with blood after the Paraguayan prosecutor Marcelo Pecci was murdered on the beaches of Barú While enjoying his honeymoon with his pregnant wife, the Latin American government official was hit by several bullets that instantly took his life. Almost nine months later and before the National Attorney General's Office who were allegedly in charge of the logistical part of the homicide accepted their charges and apologised to Pecci's family.< /p>
Marcelo Pecci's family requests the identities of those who ordered the murder of the Paraguayan prosecutor After the capture and prosecution of those responsible for the logistics of the murder of the international official on the beaches of Cartagena, Pecci's defense has requested to know the intellectual authors of the assassination< p>SEE NOTE
These are the brothers Andrés Felipe and Ramón Emilio Pérez Hoyos, captured in the El Porvenir neighborhood of Rionegro (Antioquia) and in the city of Bogotá, respectively, who accepted before the prosecutor in a hearing that they were the financial muscle to perpetrate the murder of Pecci. During their statement, the Pérez Hoyos brothers apologized to Pecci's widow, the journalist Claudia Aguilera, and the family of the Paraguayan prosecutor for the damages perpetrated against them.
Andrés Felipe Pérez told the prosecutor: “I know it was a mistake very big and I have no words to express my apologies to the Pecci family, especially to his wife in her state of pregnancy. I am very sorry and I want to apologize”.
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For his part, Ramón Emilio said while accepting charges to access a reduction of up to 50% of the sentence: “taking advantage here of the situation 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 ”.
At the hearing, the Prosecutor's Office revealed that during its investigation it found that the Pérez Hoyos brothers apparently offered 1,500 million pesos for the murder of Marcelo Pecci of which they only handed over 900 million. Similarly, the accusing body indicated that around 100 million pesos were allocated by Andrés and Ramón for travel expenses and expenses in Cartagena.
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In this regard, he expressed theAttorney General Francisco Barbosa:
“These people must answer for the crimes of aggravated homicide and illegal possession of weapons. These arrests have already been legalized and in the next few hours they will be charged and security measures will be requested (…) with these two arrests, there are seven people in total who have been prosecuted for this criminal action. Four of them accepted their responsibilities and were sentenced”.
It is worth mentioning that when the capture and search operations were carried out, a Toyota Prado van, silver in color and with IWV 738 license plates, was seized. According to what was explained by the prosecutor in the case, that vehicle was used for the purpose of “ perfect” the violent action of the authors of the murder of Pecci. In addition, it was in the name of Margareth Lizeth Chacón.
Another piece of evidence that would determine the complicity of Andrés Hoyos was the discovery of two white caps that he used when he went to an ATM to withdraw money before the murder. In this sense, documents of transactions with large sums of money were also found.
The continuation of the hearing, which lasted almost three and a half hours, was scheduled for Monday, January 16 at 8:30 in the morning. According to the judge, the Prosecutor's Office will determine what type of measure it will request for both defendants.