Monday, November 12, 2018

“El Vidal ” Could Be Sentenced to 50 Years for Killing 2 Girls in BCS

Translated by Yaqui for Borderland Beat from: ElMundoDigital

"El Vidal "N", head of a criminal group that operated in Los Cabos, is related to the forced disappearance and murder of two young women and possibly a man found dead near them, in legal terminology : the material author of the crime.

"El Vidal" was arrested in Culiacan, Sinaloa on Friday Nov 3. The girls bodies were discovered along with a man known only as Pedro, buried on the outskirts of San Jose del Cabo near the end of October.

This Wednesday, Nov 7 , in the Justice Center of San José del Cabo, the Public Prosecutor managed to have the Control Judge determine exceptional preventive detention against the accused for the disappearance of Jhoselyn and Yesenia "N", of 18 and 16 years in San José del Cabo, so he  was interned in the CERESO  of that municipal seat.

During the continuation of the Hearing that was conducted under the rules of the National Code of Criminal Procedures, the agent of the Public Ministry of the Investigation Unit of Forced Disappearance of Persons, provided test data that allowed the Control Judge to link to process and establish precautionary measures against a person of the male sex who was related as an accused in an investigation folder, for facts that the Law indicates as a crime of enforced disappearance of individuals by private individuals.

According to the Investigation Folder, on October 12 of the current year in the El Zacatal neighborhood, "El Vidal" forced the girls , Jhoselyn and Yesenia , aged 18 and 16, to get into his car.

Therefore, the agent of the Public Prosecutor of the Unit for the Investigation of the Crime of Forced Disappearance of Persons, initiated the Investigation Folder, requested the arrest warrant that agents of the Ministerial Police completed on Friday, November 2 in San José del Cabo, leaving it at the disposal of the Social Representative, who at the hearing on Wednesday managed to have the Control Judge link him to the process and determine exceptional preventive detention.

The PGJE reiterates its commitment to carry out actions that give certainty to the rule of law to put people who transgress the legal order at the disposal of the corresponding authority, with respect to their human rights.

NOTE: See my previous Post from Nov 4, 2018 BB