November 28, 1999
Case: Luis Alberto Rincón y Alberto Sánchez
Luis Alberto Rincón, owner and general manager of Producciones Colombia Ltda; Alberto Sánchez, who worked at a local TV station.
Their bodies were found at the side of a highway in El Playón, Bucaramanga, Santander.
One of the journalists had a gunshot wound to the eye, another had been shot 10 times in the head.
On July 26, 2002 Orlando Sánchez (Camuro) and Gregorio Castillo García (Goyo), paramilitaries, were sentenced by the Bucaramanga Specialized Court to 19 years in prison as perpetrators.
Sentences reversed and acquittals: (+)
Gregorio Castillo García
Released / Sentence commuted: (+)
Jailed awaiting trial: (+)
On May 5, 2000 taken into preventive custody was José León Morales López (Chejo). Also in protective custody at that time were Orlando Sánchez Calderón and Gregorio Castillo García, the two latter being later convicted and sentenced.
Suspects not charged: (+)