Paraguayan prosecutor Marcelo Pecci assassinated in Colombia | News

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The specialized prosecutor against organized crime and drug trafficking Marcelo Pecci, who was on the island of Barú, in the city of Cartagena, Colombia, was murdered while he was in that country on his honeymoon, Interpol confirmed.

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The Public Ministry agent was in that country on his honeymoon, after recently marrying his partner Claudia Aguilera, who hours before announced that she is pregnant.

An armed man intercepted the Paraguayan fiscal agent on the public highway, firing a total of three bullets at him, while Aguilera, who is expecting a child by the agent, was unharmed in the attack, according to what the Paraguayan ambassador to Colombia, Sophia López Garelli, stated.



The Colombian media reported that the crime occurred on the island of Barú, about 45 minutes from Cartagena, according to data from the Police and the Mayor of the area, the victim was apparently attacked by two individuals who arrived at the place in a jet ski

In March 2022, Marcelo Pecci was one of the prosecutors appointed for the operation that dismantled a criminal structure. The same splashed national deputies such as Juan Carlos Ozorio and Erico Galeano, both legislators of “Honor Colorado”.

Also in March, but two before, Marcelo Pecci and Osmar Legal carried out the investigation of the case involving former soccer player Ronaldinho. He himself had entered our country for a charity activity with false documents.

Organized crime mourns our country and challenges us to fight without fear for a decent and just country. An enormous sadness that is difficult to explain in words invades me, she wrote on her Twitter account, Sole Núñez, a pre-candidate for the Presidency of Paraguay.

Similarly, hundreds of people on social networks expressed their sorrow for the death of Pecchi, whom they described as an outstanding and honest official.

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