Rivera’s department was shaken by a new femicide happened in the last few hours. A man shot his partner and later took his own life.
The incident took place on a hotel on Route 5. There, a man and a woman who were a couple; as indicated they were separated, and were “disappeared” were found dead.
“In the hours of 00:30 they had seen her for the last time with her ex-partner and the outcome was unfortunate, they were found in this place,” it was reported from the Centinela 24H medium.
The man worked as an agent of the Policeman and served in the department of Tacuarembo. While the woman worked as a nurse in the Army and both “were separated,” she indicated.
“A triangulation of cell phones was carried out. [El equipo fiscal salió] in his search, we arrived and found the car and there we called the Police”. According to what was learned through the investigation, it was the troops who finally found the bodies. Divulged the media A Plateia
Femicides in Rivera and throughout Uruguay
During 2018, a total of 35 femicides were committed. In 2019, there were 25 cases, which meant a decrease of ten compared to the previous year. The drop was maintained in 2020, the year in which 19 crimes of this type were recorded. However, during the year 2021 they increased again, reaching 25.