Guayaquil Ecuador: So far in 2017, three foreigners murdered

Posted on June 1, 2017 • Filed under: Crime, Ecuador, Ecuador Emergency

Most Murders Involve Drug Activity per authorities….. three murders of foreigners so far in 2017 in Guayaquil 1. Albanian 2. Venezuelan, 3. U.S. (machine translated) reported on Tuesday night a man was shot in the streets 36 and the Ch, near the Grau Ruiz municipal market. Ronny Zambrano

He arrived in the streets 36 and the Ch, southwest of the city, in a car. He got out and walked a few yards down the sidewalk when he was intercepted in the back by a man who shot him near 20:00 Tuesday.

The victim, an Albanian national, identified as Hidri Iler, immediately fell off the bullet he received in the occipital region. According to the police report, the foreigner also showed a wound on the left side of the chin.

So far this year in the Main Port there are at least three cases of foreign citizens killed.

In February, in the city of Sauces 2, on Avenida Antonio Parra Velasco, a Venezuelan was shot with more than 20 bullets. At the end of March, in the city of Mucho Lote, the body of an American, who had been buried in a house, was found.

On Tuesday night, after committing the crime, the Albanian perpetrator escaped on a motorcycle that was driven by an accomplice.

According to witnesses of the event, the foreigner was wearing a T-shirt, shorts and walking in slippers. He carried three cell phones, a fanny pack kangaroo and money.

The incident caused alarm among residents of the site near the municipal market Grau Ruiz, who claimed that the victim did not live in the area.

What was he doing there alone at that hour? This is what the National Directorate of Crimes Against Life, Violent Deaths, Disappearances, Extortion and Kidnappings (Dinased) investigates.

Germán Cevallos, head of the Zone 8 organization (Guayaquil, Durán and Samborondón), said that the investigation would determine how long the foreigner was in the country, what activity he carried out and whether he had relations with citizens of the same nationality.

Marcelo Tobar, commander of Police Zone 8, said that after the murder of the Albanian, in a housing located in an urbanization of the road to the coast were mobilized ‘packages’, whose content was in the process of being determined.

“We have indications that some irregularity to the normal development of a person was involved,” said the police chief.

The police searched the property that was allegedly rented by the victim, but on behalf of third parties. However, at the time of the operation the ‘packages’ had already been removed.

“We do not know if they were blocks (of drugs), what they were. We know the mobilization of these packages in this urbanization, we have other data that make us presume that we will have results, “added Tobar.

During the morning of yesterday to more of that dwelling in the way to the coast were raided other real estate in several sectors of the city, as part of the flagrancy of the fact. (I)

Violent deaths

Dinased Records
According to figures from the National Directorate of Crimes Against Life, Violent Deaths, Disappearances, Extortion and Kidnappings (Dinased), up to yesterday there were 81 violent deaths. In the same period last year there were 92, according to the entity.

Most of these cases are related to micro-traffic. Of the 81 cases, 33 have been resolved. Read Article


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