Suspect in double homicide in southern Costa Rica threatened victims on Facebook

first_imgA suspect in a double homicide Thursday night posted threats to the victims on Facebook. (Screenshot from Facebook)A suspect in a Thursday night shooting that resulted in two deaths near Costa Rica’s border with Panama threatened the victims on Facebook.Assailants on Thursday night attacked a home in San Jorge, Paso Canoas, in Costa Rica’s Southern Zone, spraying the residence with bullets. Fredis Concepción Ríos, 41, and Guido Fuentes Ríos, 36, were killed, and two other men were injured and transported to a hospital in Ciudad Neily.According to a Tico Times investigation, the Facebook profile of “Josafat Gutiérrez” contains threats directed at the victims, ordering that they “should pay what you owe them.”The messages also state that “they don’t want to keep killing people.”According to a source in the judicial branch, police suspect the shooting was related to a drug trafficking debt.The Tico Times has photographs and other evidence of the Facebook messages, which are now under investigation by Judicial Investigation Police. Facebook Comments Related posts:Solís put on the defensive as joint US-Costa Rican patrols come up for renewal Costa Rica approves joint US patrols and docking permits to fight drug war ‘El Chapo’ extradition could take a year: prosecutor Nicaragua seizes cocaine on board small aircraft from Costa Ricalast_img

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