The Mendoza Police detained in the last hours the 26-year-old accused of spraying fuel and setting fire to her ex-boyfriend and current partner, who is hospitalized in serious condition with 50 percent of her body burned in a hospital in the area, judicial sources informed Infobae.
Yanina Belén Diez, 26, was arrested on the side of Route 52, in the city of Las Heras. The woman was being wanted since Tuesday night, when he attacked Fernando Rojas, 25, and his girlfriend, Karen Montenegro, 26, after what the couple got off a bus to go home. In that place, Ten waited for them, doused them with fuel, set them on fire and escaped.
After the attack, witnesses notified the emergency number and the couple had to be rushed to Lagomaggiore Hospital. Rojas is stable and hospitalized while his girlfriend is in intensive care with 50 percent of his body burned.
The prosecutor intervened in the event Claudia Rios, who ordered the kidnapping of the security cameras of the bus stop, which captured the moment of the attack. As they confirmed to this medium, in those images Diez was identified, who is observed when she arrived at the place with a can of gasoline and then attacked them.
By this time, researchers suspect that the aggression was the result of an attack of jealousy, since the young woman had warned Montenegro through Facebook messages that “he was going to kill her”.
Prosecutor Ríos awaits the evolution of the young man to give a statement, while it is expected that in the next few hours he will investigate the detainee.
Caterina Montenegro, Karen’s sister, assured in statements to the news channel TN that her sister “is seriously ill” and demanded the arrest of the suspect.
“What this woman has done was crazy, she set them on fire“Said the victim’s sister, who added that Rojas and Karen”they had gotten off the bus and at that moment they were attacked”.
“I see my sister when she was running down the street and she was on fire, screaming for help. It was maddening”, He added.
According to the victim’s sister, the suspect “He threatened Karen on Facebook, told her that he was going to kill her, but my sister never gave it importance, until this happened”.
On the other hand, also in Mendoza, the investigation into the femicide of Florencia Romano continues. The latest news about the case that shocked the province was that the prosecutor Jorge Calle charged Soledad Herrera, the 911 emergency service operator that ignored the call for help that could have prevented the Romano femicide. The woman after dismissing the call was suspended by her bosses, with an administrative summary against her for the crime of abandoning a person in the context of gender violence in an ideal contest with non-compliance with the duties of a public official. So your situation is increasingly complicated.
Communication to 911 from the Strategic Operations Center (CEO) Herrera attended was on Saturday the 13th in the afternoon. That time, A man from the town of Gutiérrez in the department of Maipú assured that he heard cries for help in the house of his neighbors, Pablo Arancibia (33) and Micaela Méndez (27), the couple who days later would be arrested and accused by the Florence crime.
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