Paraguayan anti-mafia prosecutor killed in Colombia

Summary by Ground News
Marcelo Pecci was known for his work on high-profile anti-money laundering and anti-drug cases. He was also involved in the case against Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho. A reward has been announced of about $122,000 for information that could help solve the crime. Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez described a "cowardly murder"
Paraguayan anti-mafia prosecutor killed in Colombia
12 days ago

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BBC News

Paraguayan anti-mafia prosecutor killed on Colombia honeymoon

Paraguayan Marcelo Pecci was on an idyllic Colombian island beach when he was shot by two gunmen.

12 days ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Paraguay drugs prosecutor killed on honeymoon on Colombian beach

Shooting of Marcelo Pecci in front of his wife decried by Paraguayan president as ‘cowardly murder’

12 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Reuters

Paraguayan anti-mafia prosecutor killed in Colombia

Marcelo Pecci, a Paraguayan prosecutor known for his work in fighting organized crime, was killed on the Colombian tourism island of Baru on Tuesday, authorities from both countries said.

12 days ago·United Kingdom
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The Independent

Talking Portrait of Murderer of Paraguayan Prosecutor in Colombia

Colombian authorities released the spoken portrait of a man suspected of fatally shooting a Paraguayan prosecutor who was spending his honeymoon in a seaside resort near Cartagena. This is the description of the alleged murderer of Marcelo Pecci, for whom they are offering more than half a million dollars in reward. It all happened in broad daylight on a beach on Baru Island where the murderer and his accomplice arrived on a jet ski to shoot Pec…

11 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Mirror

Anti-Mafia prosecutor shot dead on honeymoon the day couple announced pregnancy

Paraguayan Marcelo Pecci prosecutor who had worked on high profile mafia cases was shot dead on a Colombian tourism island where he was staying with his wife on their honeymoon

12 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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abc News

Paraguay organized crime prosecutor slain on Colombian beach

Paraguay’s prosecutor of organized crime and drug trafficking cases has been slain in Colombia apparently by gunmen on a jet ski as he honeymooned with his new wife

12 days ago·United States
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