Ninth life sentence for Miguel Etchecolatz for torture and crimes

This Friday the Federal Oral Court 1 of La Plata sentenced the repressor Miguel Etchecolatz to his ninth life sentence.

It is within the framework of the case for the kidnapping and torture of seven people in the former clandestine center of Pozo Arana.

Among these people are none other than Jorge Julio López, disappeared in 2006. In addition, there are four murders, one of them Francisco López Muntaner, one of the students kidnapped in the episode known as La Noche de los Lápices.

The Court found Etchecolatz guilty of being a co-author of the homicide qualified by treachery, for having been committed with the premeditated concurrence of two or more people and the illegitimate deprivation of liberty committed by a public official, aggravated by repeated threats on two occasions.

In addition, former police officer Julio César Garachico was also convicted of three homicides and the illegitimate deprivation of liberty and application of torture to seven people, including Jorge Julio López and Francisco López Muntaner.

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