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There was premeditation in student’s murder in Colombia

Bogota, Dec 7 (Prensa Latina) The murder of university student Lucas Villa on the bridge between Pereira and Dosquebradas, last May 5 during the National Strike in Colombia was premeditated, concluded an investigation released today.

An audiovisual analysis led by 070, Baudó, Bellingcat and Forensic Architecture, reconstructed Villa’s murder, which takes into account videos published by different users on social networks and an unpublished video from a security camera.

To date, the authorities and the justice system have had no progress in the investigation, nor concrete results to clarify the murder.

On April 28, 2021, unions, political, social and ethnic organizations, students, teachers, among others, took to the streets in a national strike against the government of Iván Duque.

Police abuses against demonstrators increased the discontent that prolonged the demonstrations for several months, considered this great mobilization as the largest social outburst in the last 70 years.

Around 80 murders have been counted in the context of the national strike, at the hands of police and hired killers.