September 1, 2004
Case: Mauro Marcano
Columnist of El Oriental and host of a news program on Radio Maturín in Maturín, Monagas; he was also a city councilman.
A group of unidentified assailants shot him in the head and leg outside his home.
Sentences reversed and acquittals: (+)
Released / Sentence commuted: (+)
Jailed awaiting trial: (+)
On March 5, 2007 Ceferino García, alleged mastermind, was arrested. He is being held at Monagas Penitentiary while the investigation continues under way.
Suspects not charged: (+)