Thursday, August 11, 2016

The alleged killer of the Journalist Anabel Flores is arrested

Translated by Otis B Fly-Wheel for Borderland Beat from a Milenio article

Subject Matter: "El Cachorro", Los Zetas, Anabel Flores
Recommendation: See Link to article on her death by BB Reporter Lucio R

The Attorney General of Veracruz detained Manuel "N", aka El Cachorro, identified as plaza boss for the criminal group Los Zetas

Anabel Flores Salazar
Reporter: Milenio Digital
The Attorney General of Veracruz detained Manuel "N", aka El Cachorro, identified as plaza boss for criminal group Los Zetas, and to whom they attribute the violent homicide of the reporter Anabel Flores Salazar.

In a press conference, Luis Angel Bravo Contreras informed that the detention happened in the city of Orizaba, without firing a shot, deriving from an order of detention granted against him by the 1st Judge of the First Instance, arising from the penal cause 42/2015.


The Journalist Anabel Flores Salazar, a native of Mariano Escobedo, was kidnapped from her home this 8th of February, and her body was found in the State of Puebla, a few days later.

On the 4th of May 2016, the Veracruz Attorney made known the detention of Gonzalo Paulo "N" whom, they indicate, that agents of the ministerial police established that he was the probable kidnapped and killer of the journalist, as well as the in the commission of the crime of vehicle robbery.

"In the resolution of this homicide, they are weighing up the search protocol instructions for the privation of liberty, and in consequence, the activation of specialized diligence for the attention of journalists", informed the Attorney.

As well as facing the Penal process 34/2016 for his probable killing of the journalist, Manuel "N" is being investigated for his probable links to diverse criminal events of high impact, in the Cordoba-Orizaba area, according to the Attorney.

Original article in Spanish at Milenio