Double crime. A gendarme shot and killed his ex-partner’s boyfriend and brother-in-law

One of the victims was also a member of the Gendarmerie Source: Archive

A gendarme today shot and killed the partner of his ex-girlfriend, a corporal of the same security force, and her brother-in-law, after attacking them at the door of a house belonging to the Buenos Aires party of San Miguel, police sources reported.

The event took place around 11 this morning in Monsignor Blois 2089, near the corner of Güemes, in the jurisdiction of the aforementioned northwestern district of the suburbs.

Police sources informed Télam that it all began when the accused, identified as the first lieutenant Jorge Luis Ríos, 34, who performs his duties in the Campo de Mayo Investigations Unit, appeared at the house of his ex-wife, also a police officer. same force, from which he had been separated a year ago.

The 31-year-old woman, who works in the Security and Custody Group of the Centinela Building in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Retiro, returned from celebrating the New Year with her current partner, a GNA corporal named Martín Ariel Salto, 34, and his brother-in-law, Alexis Salto, 27.

In addition, the eight-year-old son that Ríos and his ex-partner have in common returned with them, after which the aggressor drew his service weapon and attacked the two men.

The brothers were shot in their heads and died almost instantly, so a call to 911 alerted about the double crime.

Members of the 1st police station. from San Miguel arrived at the scene immediately and apprehended Ríos, who was kidnapped by a 9-millimeter Beretta pistol.

The investigators established that there were no previous complaints of gender violence but there were threats that were going to kill them since they did not accept the relationship.

The fact is investigated by the prosecutor Gloria Reguán, in charge of the decentralized Malvinas Argentinas Functional Instruction Unit (UFI) 22, San Martín Judicial Department.

The judicial officer will investigate Ríos in the next few hours for the crime of “double homicide aggravated by the use of a firearm.”

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