Mayo 19, 1997
Case: Elsa Alvarado y Mario Calderón
A married couple. Researchers with the Center for Research and Popular Education, Bogotá.
Early in the morning armed men dressed in black identifying themselves as members of the State Attorney’s Office but were believed to be paramilitaries burst into their apartment in Bogotá. They were killed, along with Carlos Alvarado Pantoja, Elsa’s father.
On November 21, 2000 sentenced were Juan Carlos González Jaramillo, to 60 years in prison; Walter Josué Alvarez Rivera, to 45 years, both as perpetrators, and Vanderley Vargas García to 55 months and Gabriel Jaime Alvarez Paniagua to 20 months as accomplices.
Sentences reversed and acquittals: (+)
Released / Sentence commuted: (+)
Jailed awaiting trial: (+)
Suspects not charged: (+)
En marzo de 2009, la Corte Suprema de Justicia confirmó la condena de Juan Carlos González Jaramillo como coautor material del homicidio. González fue sentenciado a 40 años en el 2000, había apelado.