QCOSTARICA – The bloodshed involving drug use and drug trafficking continues. The latest, this morning (Sunday) in Finca San Juan de Pavas, a man was fatally stabbed in the neck,
The quick action by Mounted Police led to the arrest of the suspect while trying to flee in La Sabana. The man, who admitted to committing the murder, was identified as a Nicaraguan national with the last names Rivas Garcia.
According to the police report, a fight broke out between the two alleged drug users in the area of Pavas.
This is the third arrest for homicides within 24 hours, the other two in Alajuela and Tibas.
The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) – judicial police – reports there have been 12 homicides in the first eight days of the new year, including the triple homicide in Puntarenas last week, where a Dutch couple and their foreman were killed.
The trend that is keeping the line with recorded 566 throughout 2015, the year with more homicides in the country’s history.