February 26, 2024

Darling Arrieta, sister of Colombian plastic surgeon Edwin Arrieta, murdered in Thailand by the son of Spanish actor Rodolfo Sancho, advised the voice of america that Daniel Sancho not solely “dismembered Edwin” but in addition “his household.”

“Daniel Sancho premeditates that, he organized that, he did it consciously, viciously. He ripped out our residing hearts,” mentioned Darling Arrieta to the VOA.

Sancho, who pleaded responsible to the Thai authorities for the homicide of the 44-year-old Colombian citizen, is being held on the Thai island of Koh Phangan.

Thai authorities discovered elements of Arrieta’s physique scattered across the island, in keeping with police stories to native media.

In line with investigations by the Thai police, Sancho purchased a number of rubbish baggage and knives on the island of Koh Phangan, the place he had been staying since August 1.

For his half, Daniel Sancho, who has confessed to the homicide and who’s a chef by occupation, advised the media that he ended Arrieta’s life as a result of the Colombian surgeon, amongst different issues, “had him in custody and beneath strain.”

“I’m responsible, however I used to be Edwin’s hostage. He held me hostage. It was a glass cage, nevertheless it was a cage. He made me destroy the connection with my girlfriend, he compelled me to do issues that he would by no means have achieved, ”Sancho mentioned in a press release collected by the EFE company.

In Colombia, Arrieta’s family members advised the VOA that “they by no means imagined” that the lifetime of a member of the family “will finish in these tragic circumstances.”

“One by no means believes that an acquaintance, member of the family, shut particular person goes to finish their life in circumstances like those which can be occurring. Everybody right here in our area, within the division of Cordoba, particularly in Monteria and Lorica, is extraordinarily moved by this case,” he advised the VOAMariangel Castillo, cousin of Edwin Arrieta.

The Colombian surgeon, for whom his household now anticipates a battle to repatriate his physique, was born in Lorica, Cordoba, a city within the northwest of the Colombian Caribbean.

“Edwin was all the time a really hard-working particular person, very devoted to his profession, keen about it, that’s how I perceived him, a visionary particular person with desires and clear objectives in life that he devoted himself to fulfilling,” he advised the VOA Mariangel Castillo.

Talking to Thai media, Lt. Surapong Thanomjit, Koh Phagan’s police commander, mentioned the Spaniard could possibly be charged with premeditated homicide, concealment and theft of physique elements to cowl up the dying.

Whereas the investigations are carried out, Sancho will stay in jail. In Colombia, on his half, the household and mates of the Colombian surgeon solely ask for justice and remorse his dying.

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