February 26, 2024

Colombian expat skater Luz Mery Tristan, world champion in 1990, was murdered early this Sunday morning in a rural space west of Cali after being shot 5 occasions by a person, who in line with the primary experiences was her companion. The particular person accountable was captured by the neighborhood shortly after and handed over to the authorities, experiences Caracol Radio. The Technical Investigation Corps of the Prosecutor’s Workplace has opened a file to find out the circumstances of the homicide and if it classifies the crime as femicide.

The president of Colombia, Gustavo Petro, has dominated on the occasions via his social networks. “Apparently we face a femicide. How unlucky the homicide of Luz Mery Tristan, the skater who accompanied the existence of Colombians in current a long time to offer it shine. Tristan, 60, broke the two,000-meter world document in 1990 and days later he received the world championship that was held within the division of Antioquia. As soon as retired, she Tristan centered on coaching skaters.

The governor of the division of Valle del Cauca, Clara Luz Roldan, recalled that “Luz Mery was the primary world skating champion in Colombia, but additionally the inspiration for a lot of girls and boys to turn out to be world champions like her, and Colombian skating be right this moment the facility that it’s”. The coverage additionally known as for severity to justice towards the particular person answerable for the homicide. “At the moment Colombian sport is in mourning for this tragic loss, the sufferer of an irrational man who ended his life, and from whom I ask the justice system, the Prosecutor’s Workplace, to proceed with the investigation in order that he receives the utmost potential sentence.” .


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