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“Matapalo Monster” Convicted To 183 Years In Prison

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Michael Adrián Salmerón Silva. File photo
Michael Adrián Salmerón Silva. File photo

Michael Adrián Salmerón Silva, 24, perpetrator of the Matapalo Massacre last February in Costa Rica, was sentenced by a Nicaraguan court to 183 years and six months in prison.

However, he will only spend 30 years behind bars, the maximum penalty in that country.

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Om June 10, Salmeron admitted to a Nicaragua court to killing Yeimmy Jéssica Durán Guerra, 38, and her husband, Dirk Beauchamp, 57, and their three children of aged 12, 8 and 6. Salmeron also admitted to raping the 12 year old girl before killing her.

Michael Adrián Salmerón Silva following his arrest in Nicaragua in February
Michael Adrián Salmerón Silva following his arrest in Nicaragua in February

A four year old girl, fathered by Salmeron, survived the attack and after spending two and half months recovering at the Children’s Hospital, she is now in the care of the Costa Rica child welfare agency, the PANI.

That same day, criminal court judge Fabiola Betancourt found Salmeron guilty on the crimes of murder, femicide, rape and abandonment.

The crime occurred in Matapalo, Santa Cruz de Guanacaste on February 12, 2016. The crime was discovered two days later, Costa Rica authorities fingering Salmeron as their main suspect.

But by then Salmeron had fled to his native Nicaragua, where he was turned over to police by his own father after learning of what his son had done in Costa Rica.

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Nicaragua’s constitution does not allow extradition of its citizens, though it does allow to try for crimes committed abroad.

The court ordered the sentence to be served out at the “Jorge Navarro” de Managua prison.

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