Pre-trial custody for three in case of murder of German senior citizen
A Puerto Plata court (Oficina Judicial de Servicios de Atención Permanente de Puerto Plata) ordered a year of pre-trial custody for three individuals suspected of participating in the murder of a 70-year old Sosúa investor, Frank Joachim Ebert . The wife of Mr. Ebert, María Núñez (alias Negra), had originally told police that she and her husband were kidnapped from their residence in Loma Blanca, Sosúa. However, the Police suspect that Núñez and those close to her sought to profit from the murder of the aging German.
The accused are the man’s wife, María Núñez, her alleged lover Fernando Bienvenido Báez Belliard and his son Leandro García Martínez. Police speculate that the motive of the murder is related the suspects’ desire to seize the property of the German.
Judge Pascual Francisco Abreu accepted recommendations made by Puerto Plata prosecutors José Armando Tejada, Juan Carlos Hernández Castro and Ramón Cabrera, who revealed their suspicion that the accused participated in the murder of the foreigner who had living for years in the country.
The body of the German was found buried in the property of Báez in Los Ciruelitos in Santiago. He died of multiple knife wounds.
Source: DR1, Eldia
Jan 24, 2017
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