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Police arrange transfer of equipment to Lago Agrio to investigate eight murders that occurred in five hours

Police determined that the chain of murders occurred between 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.

After the series of murders registered in Lago Agrio, the police commander, Tannya Varela, ordered the transfer of investigation teams and intelligence service to help clarify what happened.

Varela was in Lago Agrio yesterday to establish contact with the authorities and establish the actions to follow to counteract the criminal wave that has generated anxiety in the border province.

He confirmed that there were eight fatalities who were murdered in hitman style in five successive events that are being investigated to determine the correlation between them.

Police determined that the chain of murders occurred over a period of five hours. The first crime was at 18:45, the second was reported at 19:20. The third event occurred at 7:40 p.m., the fourth attack was at 8:50 p.m. and the fifth event occurred at 11:00 p.m.

Commotion in Lago Agrio for the murder of eight people in a hitman style

“Teams from the investigation and intelligence units are being transferred immediately in order to reinforce the Judicial Police and Dinased to clarify the criminal acts or look for the correlation that may exist in these five events,” Varela said.

The Sucumbíos Prosecutor’s Office will also be asked to authorize the transfer to the city of Quito of the evidence collected at the crime scenes to search for the ballistic correlation that it asked to exist in the murder of the eight people.

Four of the victims had criminal records, according to police. (I)

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