On Sunday there were arrests in the kidnapping and murder case of the father and brother of filmmaker Alejandro Gómez Monteverde. The “Bella”, “Little Boy” filmmaker is married to actress and former Miss USA, Ali Landry.
In September, Juan Manuel Gomez Fernandez and Juan Manuel Gomez Monteverde, were kidnapped in Tampico, Tamaulipas and found deadin ejido El Chachalaco, Pueblo Viejo, Veracruz. The victims were killed even though the family followed demands by the kidnappers and paid the ransom in full.
Authorities announced the arrests, and said that there were 20 lines of investigations on the men for kidnapping and murder.
In fact, when the arrest was conducted, at a Madero hotel, they were holding 5 migrants forced off a bus, 3 Guatemalans, and 3 Hondurans, including a 4 year old girl. They had been held for two days waiting to see if relatives were going to pay the ransom demand.
Gerardo Díaz Pérez, 24 (leader of the group), Luis Ramón Godínez Alvarado 28, Jorge Alberto Melo Pimentel 20, Julio César Hernández Leal 22, Leopoldo del Ángel Martínez 19, Aurelio Balderas González 26.