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Main suspect of quadruple homicide in Uruguay indicted and jailed

Montevideo, Jun 10 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of the Interior, Nicolás Martinelli, confirmed the indictment and imprisonment of one of the suspects for the multiple crime that occurred at the end of May in the Maracaná neighborhood of this capital.

In his account on social media, Martinelli indicated that there is a warrant for the arrest of other suspects in the brutal attack in which four people died, including an 11-year-old child.

A 40-year-old man, an 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old teenager also lost their lives. In the incident, another teenager was shot in the chest, arms and legs and is hospitalized.

Last night, a 20 year-old man was charged in the case. The prosecutor of the case, Adriana Edelman, requested the formalization of the investigation for the crime of homicide very specially aggravated that applies to the four murders.

The indictment was also granted for the crime of carrying and possession of weapons in public places. The accused was remanded in custody for three months.

The subject had a criminal record for robbery of a police officer.

The authorities will now seek to capture the others involved, which are between six and seven, according to the elements gathered.