Trial of 9 people for massacre in El Terrón set for November 15
This investigation began in January 2020 when, in the community of El Terrón, a mass grave was found in which seven bodies were located.
The Public Ministry reported this Friday that the oral trial against 9 people has been set for next November 15, 2021 for the massacre that took place in 2020 in the community of El Terrón , Santa Catalina, Comarca Ngäbe Buglé.
These 9 people are being investigated for the alleged commission of the crimes of homicide , femicide and deprivation of liberty, and the date of the oral trial was established at the request of the Bocas del Toro Homicide and Femicide Section.
This investigation began in January 2020, when a mass grave was found in which seven bodies were found, six minors (3 boys and 3 girls aged 1, 3, 9, 9, 11 and 17 years old). age); and a 32-year-old pregnant woman.
According to the investigations, the defendants are residents of El Terrón and were members of a religious sect called by them "Church of God."