Peruvian Police Capture Killers of Businesswoman

Posted on August 2, 2011 • Filed under: Crime, Organized Crime, Peru

According to Peruvian police have captured two people implicated in the assassination of the businesswoman, Rosario Pilar Villegas Delgado. On the night of Tuesday July 26th Delgado was returning to her house in Pueblo Libre with her husband when four people opened fire on them, killing Delagdo with about six shots, say officials. Police identified the suspects as Juan Carlos Marengo Leon, alias ‘Negro Mama’ and Moises Vladimir Nolasco Santiago, alias ‘Rata,’ with extensive criminal records. The two suspects were in possession of firearms, fake magnet plates and misleading taxi numbers. Police say they believe these two men were involved in the crime along with two other criminals who fled. Neighbors believe that the couple was targeted in revenge for denouncing a gangster who tried to kidnap them. However, police say the purpose of the crime was to steal the truck the couple was riding in.Read Article

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