John Poulos, deported by Panama, arrived in the country on a Colombian National Police plane. The Prosecutor’s Office formalized the capture of the American for the femicide of Valentina Trespalaciosthe Bogota DJ who was found in a suitcase abandoned in the trash.
The American was handed over by the Panamanian immigration authorities to the Colombian officials. Although it had been mentioned that the official plane that brought Poulos back to Colombia had taken off at around 8:00 p.m., the truth is that the plane took off at 9:15 p.m. and arrived in the capital of the country at 11: 30 at night.
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As soon as the American touched Colombian territory, the authorities issued the arrest warrant against him for aggravated homicide and the crime of obstruction, modification, and disappearance of material evidence. This procedure lasted about 40 minutes and was performed in the catam military base.
According to these investigations, Poulos could have murdered the young woman on the morning of Saturday the 21st and left her body in the afternoon of that same day, some 15 hours after one of her friends saw her for the last time in a presentation at the bar. Nexxus, in the restrepoat 4 in the morning.
The testimony of Valentina’s friend indicated that the couple would have been arguing with the foreigner throughout the night over issues related to “jealousy”, because, apparently, Poulos would have claimed her on several occasions because she did not introduce him as her partner. nor did it give it its rightful place, he pointed out.
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However, another of her friends, and a witness in the case, says that this would not be the first time that the man had such aggressive behavior with Trespalacios, since on repeated occasions, through video calls, the couple argued over the same topic. However, the woman confirmed that Poulos had in USA three children and, apparently, a woman, with whom he would also have had a sentimental relationship in the past and who was still present in his life.
Another of the elements that is key for the authorities It is the photographic record of the moment of the man’s capture, because on the right side of her face and neck she had several scratches, which leads the investigators to think that these were given by Valentina when she defended herself from the pressure that the man exerted on her neck.
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