Investigation into murder of prosecutor against organized crime in Paraguay continues

The head of the Public Ministry of Paraguay was on the paradisiacal island of Barú, in Cartagena de Indias, when he was surprised by two men who approached on jet skis and fired several shots at him that ended his life.

By Voice of the Diaspora 

Paraguay.– A crime that has generated commotion in Paraguay, the murder of the prosecutor against organized crime when he was on his honeymoon, In colombia. The official traveled to Colombia with his wife and only a few hours before his death he had learned that he would be a father.

Marcelo Pecci was a prosecutor against organized crime and one of the most important in Paraguay. His impeccable work was outstanding at the Latin American level, but his life ended at the hands of assassins.

The officer had married 30 April with the journalist Claudia Aguilera. The head of the Public Ministry of Paraguay was on the paradisiacal island of Barú, in Cartagena de Indias, when he was surprised by two men who approached on jet skis and fired several shots at him that ended his life.
The crime scene is about 40 minutes by boat and one of the attackers was caught on video, So an investigation was quickly opened..
In Paraguayan territory, the authorities announced that they requested the intervention of investigators from the United States to join the teams in Colombia and thus bring to justice those who attacked the prosecutor.
Marcelo Pecci was part of an operation called "Ultranza", directed against organized crime and money laundering and in January of this year was linked to the investigation into an attack that occurred during a concert in Paraguay.
The official participated in the investigation into the murder of the daughter of a governor, the case of former Brazilian soccer player Ronaldinho, when he was arrested in 2020, and actively worked in cases where criminal gang leaders were followed.