Sunday, June 18, 2017

Ex Deputy Attorney General of Michoacán Executed

Translated by Yaqui for Borderland Beat from Proceso

Raul Miranda Valencia Shot Dead
Thanks to: Tu Fren for the heads up and link

By Francisco Castellanos J.
June 15, 2017

Zamora,Michoacan: Raúl Miranda Valencia, ex deputy regional prosecutor and then lawyer of Rodrigo Vallejo Mora, "El Gerber ", was attacked by unknown subjects in the La Luneta neighborhood of Zamora on Wednesday night near his home.

Lawyer Raul Valencia and Client and Client "El Gerber"

Two men fired from a moving motorcycle at the lawyer when he was on Virrey de Mendoza Avenue, and fled.

Valencia was  the attorney who had defended “El Gerber,   the son of ex-governor Fausto Vallejo Figueroa. 

Ex Michoacan PRI Governor Fausto Vallejo Figueroa 
Raul M was shot three times and although he survived the attack, he later died while being treated for his wounds. According to reports from the State Deputy Attorney General's office, the ex public servant  Raul Miranda Valencia, died during the early morning hours of Thursday, June 14, while undergoing emergency surgery at the Santa Maria Clinic.

According to a press release: "The 48 year old professional, Raul M, died as of a result of gunshot wounds."

The Attorney General's Office of the State (PGJ) initiated a file of investigation regarding the murder of the lawyer which happened in this city, while personnel of the Specialized Unit in the Crime Scenes initiated investigations. ( detectives and forensic experts ).
Data collected by the authorities so far, indicate that the incident occurred at approximately 20:30 hours Wednesday. The victim was attacked near his home in the colony La Nueva Luneta of this city and had three gunshot wounds. 

Miranda Valencia took  on the defense of Rodriogo Vallejo, El Gerber ", when he was accused of the crime of concealment, after videos were released to the public of a meeting he held with the ex  leader of the Knights Templarios Cartel, Servando Gomez, "La Tuta" , who is currently imprisoned.

''La Tuta"