The Spanish police confirmed this Wednesday that they found the body of Martin Ezequiel Álvarez Giaccio, the Argentine wanted for the murder of his 2-year-old son in a hotel in that city three weeks ago.
As confirmed by the Spanish police, the body was found in a marsh area between the town of El Prat de Llobregat and Barcelona. Police sources specified that the man hanged himself in a tree. Agents said the body was wearing the same sneakers than the alleged murderer.
For the past three weeks, the Catalan police had been maintaining an extensive search engine to try to locate Álvarez Giaccio. The latest images of the man showed how he escaped from the Concordia Hotel after committing the crime. In the video captured by the security cameras it was seen jump a small wooden fence located next to the pool.
The man jumped a fence near the pool and then took a taxi. He is still at large and Interpol issued an international arrest warrant. (Photo: Interpol / video capture).
The Argentine, who became the most wanted in Spain, wore a gray T-shirt, jeans and red sneakers. A taxi driver later took him to the El Prat airport, but the man did not take any flights. According to local media, the security cameras of the place captured him while he was walking away from the place.
How was the crime of Álvarez Giaccio’s son
It was the mother of the boy who notified the police, after receiving threatening messages from Álvarez Giaccio. “I left you what you deserve at the hotel”was the last thing the 44-year-old Argentine wrote to him. The police found the boy’s body hidden under a bed. Had been suffocated with a pillow.
According to the newspaper The newspaper, the hotel where Álvarez Giaccio murdered his son was the same one where the wedding with his ex-partner had taken place.
The Argentine had recently separated from the woman, and the main hypothesis of the investigators is that he murdered his son to get revenge on her.
The man has an international arrest warrant and Interpol issued the red circular. Álvarez Giaccio was born in Buenos Aires and has lived for 20 years in Spain, a country from which he also took nationality. According to the description of the search notice, Álvarez Giaccio is 1.78 meters tall and has shaved hair and a trimmed beard.
Little is known about Álvarez Giaccio’s past in Argentina. The economist worked in the financial sector of Barcelona and apparently he had no emotional ties in the City of Buenos Aires. According to PFA Federal Fugitive Investigation Division He had no further contact with friends or classmates or studies. He would not have family ties either and he has no siblings. He is an only child.
In two decades he only returned to the country in 2014. Then he lived for a year, with his family, in a house in Villa Crespo, located on Vera Street.
News in development that is being updated.