March 19, 1997
Case: Freddy Elles Ahumada
Freelance photographer, he was a stringer for three newspapers in Cartagena, Bolívar.
He also drove a taxi cab, from which he was kidnapped by three men on March 17. His body, with signs of torture and several gunshot wounds, was found the following day.
On December 18, 1997 a Cartagena district attorney charged Edgar Antonio Matos with manslaughter and he was later convicted and sentenced by a Cartagena court.
Sentences reversed and acquittals: (+)
Released / Sentence commuted: (+)
Jailed awaiting trial: (+)
Suspects not charged: (+)