Stepfather accused of murdering 8-year-old peladito in Kennedy turned himself in

The alleged aggressor has a history of theft, domestic violence, carrying weapons, among others.

The first infanticide registered in Bogotá in 2022 was that of a minor 8 years at Kennedy, who would have been murdered by his stepfather, after he would have caused serious injuries with a knife to the thorax.

The event occurred at dawn on January 3 in the neighborhood Jackeline, while the aggressor argued with the child’s mother, after she tried to end their relationship. As a result of the discussion, the man would have caused the injuries to the child, causing his death. Since then, the aggressor fled and his search was advanced.

Even, from the Metropolitan Police of Bogotá, a reward of up to 20 million pesos was announced to those who gave clues about the whereabouts of the aggressor.

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Finally, on the night of this Wednesday, January 5, the authorities announced that a man, identified as Héctor Julio Prieto, turned himself in as the alleged perpetrator of the events. In turn, it has been revealed that who would be the child’s stepfather and responsible for the murder, He has a history of theft, illegal possession of weapons, violent carnal access, domestic violence, food loss and personal injury.

For now, it is known that the aggressor will have to answer for the crime of aggravated homicide, in addition to the six judicial annotations that he already had in the file.

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