The Attorney General’s Office obtained a prison sentence against Santiago José Suárez, alias Richard, allegedly responsible for the crimes of aggravated homicide and illegal possession of firearms for aggravated personal defense.

According to the investigation that was carried out by a specialized prosecutor of the Sectional Office in Antioquia, on April 2 in Santa Elena neighborhood of the municipality of Caucasia, Bajo Cauca Antioquia, was the place where apparently, alias Richard, murdered Heriberto Torres López.

The evidence showed that the victim was attacked by two alleged members of the so-called Clan del Golfo who fled the scene on a motorcycle.

The defendant is investigated for his alleged participation in four other homicides that occurred in the aforementioned population, and which were ordered by the Clan del Golfo. The defendant was arrested on June 16 by Sijín officers of the National Police. He did not plead guilty t the charges.

When we speak, results follow.

The information contained in this press release corresponds to the narration of the objective news provided by the officials in charge of carrying out the criminal investigations within the Office of the Attorney General. By the time this communication is disclosed, the legal status of the people mentioned is still pending to be resolved by the competent judicial authority, always under the presumption of innocence contemplated by Article 29 of the Political Constitution and Article 7 of Law 906 of 2004.