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Aug 12, 2015

Hugo Casanova Linked to Double Murder

Hugo Casanova

Alleged drug dealer Hugo Casanova, who is from Corozal, has been in detention in a Chetumal since February 2013 for drug trafficking. But Casanova is in further troubles tonight because a few days ago, the Quintano Roo Attorney General linked him to the double murder of Arena del Rocío Palacios Valdés, a pregnant woman and her husband, Octavio Augusto Góngora Jiménez. Three other men have been arrested and a warrant has been issued for the arrest of another three. Casanova was detained in 2013 when the Mexican Naval in a sting operation busted a house in Chetumal. There they found forty-five kilos of crystal meth ready for sale and distribution. Among the group of men was another Belizean: Ermelindo Vázquez. The detailed newspaper report claims that both men appeared to enjoy police protection in Belize years ago. In the 90’s both were accused separately; Casanova for drug related offenses and Vasquez was linked to a confiscated drug plane loaded with cocaine. But, says the report, he was never convicted because the evidence suddenly went missing.

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2 Responses for “Hugo Casanova Linked to Double Murder”

  1. Power Balls says:

    First of all the photo on the news is NOT Hugo Casanova. The fat guy is Ermelindo Vazquez. And they belong to the “pelones cartel”. Together with el monstruo Catzim from Chetumal. They control the cereso jail in Chetumal. Most of Hugo Casanova sisters moved to Chetumal. I guess to be closer to jail. The family is still living it big with the dirty money from the cartel. Is sad to see criminals like him still living and operating from jail. Good thing he will be in jail for many more years.(we hope)

  2. Truth says:

    Belize LOL.

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