There are already 130 violent deaths this year in the province of Los Ríos, according to statistics from the National Police.
Kevin Chang Soto, 28, was on a bicycle when two men on a motorcycle approached to attack him in the streets. Sucre and Fourth Pedestrian of the city of Babahoyowitnesses counted.
The crime occurred last Tuesday night while the victim was talking with a person in that area of the city of Rio de Janeiro.
The cries of despair of those present alerted the residents of the place, who called the Police.
Agents of the Directorate of Violent Deaths (Dinased) and Criminalistics went to the scene of the events, where they collected the ballistic evidence and versions of witnesses. Then they were in charge of the removal of the corpse that was taken to the city morgue.
This new hitman-style case was registered despite the intervention that began last Tuesday in twelve cantons of the province of Los Ríos with personnel from the Police and Armed Forces, as of the declaration of a state of emergency. With this crime, there are already 130 violent deaths this year in the province of Los Ríos, according to statistics from the National Police.
Babahoyo is the second canton of Los Ríos that registers the highest rate of violent acts and common crime, such as robberies and assaults, according to the Chief of Police of the Los Ríos Subzone No. 12, William Martínez.
“We no longer know what to do, the murders continue, and now the military is in the streets, we live in fear, we can no longer even leave our homes for fear of being victims of crime or receiving a stray bullet as a result of the violent deaths generated in the province ”, said a citizen.
According to acquaintances of the victim, a few months ago a cousin of Kevin was murdered one block from where this recent event occurred. Also, weeks past, the deceased’s cousin known as the Chino SotoAssassins also assassinated him when he was between Mejía and Primera Peatonal streets in the capital of Rio de Janeiro. (I)
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