The authorities in Cartagena, in Colombiainvestigate the murder of Paraguayan prosecutor Marcelo Pecci, specialized against organized crime and drug trafficking, money laundering and the financing of terrorism in Paraguay.
Marcelo Pucci was shot to death in a hitman attack on the beaches of the island of Barú, in the rural area of Cartagena, where He was on his honeymoon with his wife Claudia Aguilera.
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The Prosecutor was on the private beach of the Hotel Decameron when two criminals in one jet ski they approached and shot him several times, his wife told W Radio.
The criminals did not take any valuables from the couple.
Prosecutor Pecci and his wife were expecting their first baby
During the hitman attack, a hotel security guard was also injured.
According to the ABC news portal, the man of laws He had married on April 30. Hours before the crime, Claudia Aguilera announced on social media that the newlywed couple was expecting their first child.
The crime was confirmed by Sofía López Garelli, Paraguayan ambassador to Colombia.
Prosecutor Marcelo Daniel Pecci was 45 years old of age and was an agent of the public ministry of Paraguay who investigated drug trafficking and money laundering.
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The prosecutor Pecci He was recently in charge of investigations related to organized crime for the double attack at the “Ja’umina” music festival in San Bernardino in January of this year.
The international media make a long list of the cases to which the prosecutor was assigned Pecci in recent years, such as the murder of the daughter of the governor of Amambay and three other people in Pedro Juan Caballero, in October; and the case of the provision of official Paraguayan documents with false content to the former soccer player Ronaldinhowhich was arrested in Paraguay in March 2020.
Also, he was in charge of prosecuting the Sánchez Garcete clan, headed by Carlos Sánchez, alias ‘Chicharo’, for money laundering. Pecci began working in the Public Ministry as an assistant in 2000 and became a prosecutor in 2009.
From the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Paraguay reported that they instructed Ambassador López Garelli to contact the wife of prosecutor Pecci, and with Colombian authorities to collect as much information as possible on the homicide.
They reported that the consul Romy Romero is traveling to Cartagena to closely follow the event.
General Jorge Luis Vargas, director of the National Police, announced that he will immediately travel to Cartagena to closely follow the investigation.
The senior official appointed a group of high-level investigators to clarify the crime as soon as possible. In addition, the director of the institution stated that the The Government of the United States offered to collaborate in clarifying the crime.