3 officials arrested for prison riot in Monterrey

On Saturday February 13th, Nuevo Leon State Attorney Roberto Flores Treviño, confirmed at a press conference the arrest of the director and two officials of the Topo Chico penitentiary as they were found responsible for the riots in which 49 prisoners were killed.

Flores Treviño announced that the former director,  Ms. Gregoria Salazar, the deputy, Fernando Domínguez, and the official Jose Reyes Hernández were charged with the crimes of homicide and abuse of authority.

Roberto Flores
Nuevo Leon State Attorney Roberto Flores Treviño





The State Attorney said the hearing process for Gregoria Salazar and Fernando Dominguez wiil take place on February 28th and on February 17th for Jose Reyes Hernández.




He added that they have already identified two of the four bodies that could not be classified as inmates of the prison. They are Jesus Ricardo Espinoza Beltrán, 23, and Roberto de Jesús Martínez Govea, whose bodies have already been delivered to their families.

Source: yahoo news