Thanks to the evidence presented by the Prosecutor’s Office, a judge sentenced Dalvis Alberto Mercado Mendoza to 41 years in prison, for his responsibility in the murder of Esteban Zafra Neira.

The facts took place on October 16, 2022, in  Brisas de Primavera neighborhood in the municipality of Piedecuesta (Santander), when during a fight, the convicted man and his brother attacked the 26-year-old victim with blunt objects and a knife

The brothers fled but the 30 years old defendant was arrested by police officers at his home. At the hearings he was charged with aggravated homicide and sent to prison.

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 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.