A couple was stabbed to death on a farm located in the Mendoza town of Las Heras and their grandson was arrested as a suspect in the double crime, police and judicial sources reported Tuesday.
The fact It happened on the night of last Monday in a house located in Santa Rosa and Colón, Las Herasabout seven kilometers from the provincial capital, where Martín Farías (76) and Justa Del Valle Luna (66) lived.
both were found stabbed to death and that the grandson, identified by the spokesmen as Angelo Martin Gonzalez (22).
“The grandson of the deceased marriage is under arrest, since there were indications for the apprehension of this 22-year-old subject “the Homicide prosecutor, Claudia Ríos, confirmed to the press on Tuesday morning.
await the indictment
The sources advanced that it is expected that In the next few hours, the young man will be charged with the crime of double homicide aggravated by the bond.
From the preliminary investigations it emerged that around 10 p.m. a neighbor of the couple tried to contact her and, receiving no response, entered the house and found Farías lying on the floor in a pool of blood, for which he notified the 911 emergency line.
A police mobile arrived at the house and the officers confirmed the presence of a man without vital signs and, in another sector of the farm, near the bathroom, they found the woman’s body, for which they notified the Forensic Medical Corps and the homicide prosecutor.
The investigations inspected the place and realized that the couple had stab wounds.
The investigators conducted interviews with the neighbors in order to gather more elements to find the couple’s attacker(s). in addition to verifying the presence of security cameras in the areasources indicated.
From these tasks emerged the fact that the last person who was with the couple was the grandsonwith whom the victims had a conflictive relationship, since he is apparently addicted to drugs and, on one occasion, he even hit them, which was confirmed by relatives.
For this reason, the police carried out an operation in the La Estanzuela neighborhood of Godoy Cruz, and arrested González when he arrived at his home.
Among your belongings a knife was found and some clothes that had presumably blood stainsthe sources added.
Both González and the kidnapped elements were made available to Justice, said the spokespersons, who confirmed that the young man has a criminal record for robbery and illegal possession of a firearm from 2020, although he was released.