Italian born citizen found murdered inside a SUV in Gaspar Hernandez
PUERTO PLATA. – The National Police reported that an Italian-born citizen of 67 years old, whose body was found at 7:00 am on Monday inside his vehicle in the town of Gaspar Hernandez, has signs of torture.
Data provided to the editors depuertoplatadigital.com indicate that the victim was identified as Francesco Ceron of Italian origin, who lived in the urbanization La Mulata Sosua for several years. The Ceron lifeless body was found in the back seat
of the trunk of the SUV Suzuki Grand Vitara, grey, plate G028729 completely gagged, with bumps and cuts on his head, and a an electrical cord tied around his neck, which means that presumably the victim was strangled after hit. The gruesome discovery was made on the main road that connects the towns of Gaspar Hernandez and Rio San Juan, near the neighborhood of El Candor near the cemetery of the town.
The authorities immediately went to the scene and examined the foreign body which had two head wounds, strangulation marks and scraping in the chest and stomach, with fragment of sand and small rocks, so it was presumed that he was killed elsewhere and dragged through a rocky area and then was placed in his own vehicle, which was abandoned.
Also due to this bloody act the person named John Velasquez, 30 years old, was arrested, resident of Sabana de la Mar, who showed up as a suspect when around 10:00 in the morning tried to buy clothes in a shop located in Duarte Street Gaspar Hernandez, cause his own clothes was covered in blood. Velázquez when questioned, denied responsibility for the murder of Francesco Ceron, because in his version he arrived yesterday to visit a friend named Luciano who he met in Bavaro and supposedly lives in the urban area of Gaspar Hernandez, but could not specify a direction.
Finally, the body of citizen of Italian origin was sent to the National Institute of Forensic Sciences (INACIF) in Santiago de los Caballeros to perform a necropsy, authorities said.
Source: Puerto Plata Digital
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