Today the Oral Criminal Trial Court of Viña del Mar declared Convicted lawyer Ricardo Gonzalez Latorre (60)known as a “methanol advocate” By two offenses of culpable homicide one finished and the other disappointed.
Gonzalez is accused of supplying methylated spirits to Natalia Veliz, who died, and Luis Olivares, who survived the poisoning. He encouraged them both to sign a series of life insurance So that they can be collected later.
Besides, took the life insurance of the victim, however, it was acquitted of insurance fraud For not fulfilling sufficient elements to prove such conduct.
sentence reading next Thursday May 25, 1:00 p.m., in person. He Public ministry requests deserve life imprisonment.
During the trial, Quilpué’s prosecutor, Hernán Silva, explained that the lawyer “is an enlightened defendant in the legal and judicial system, he is a lawyer, and we anticipate that He used his intelligence in the commission of illegal actions, he determined illegal actions in advance.
Plaintiff attorney for Maria Fernanda Cuevas, daughter of the dead woman, said: “We are facing a serial killer never seen before in this country. That’s because he uses highly elaborate methods and has spent nearly 20 years throughout his life.” acted with impunity.”
The case against the lawyer dates back to 2005. At that time, the lawyer hired Luis Olivares to do some construction work in Viña del Mar, which was never completed. Since then they have maintained a friendship In 2012, Gonzalez again approached what would be his first victim, this time offering life insurance, not a job. The person accepted the offer and included his partner as a beneficiary.
Months after contracting the financial service, Gonzalez contacted Olivares again, this time to invite her to the home they shared. The aforesaid appointment was carried into effect, and on that occasion, The lawyer offered separate drinks to whom he said he considered his friend., However, according to the Public Ministry’s investigation allegation, at the time of serving the wine with the fruit, Poisonous substances must have been mixed. It was methyl alcohol, better known as methanol.
After several sips, the victim broke that time, according to the investigation, he was transferred to a vacant lot and away from Villa Alemana, where the subject operated. In this sector, the lawyer threw the dead body of an unbalanced person, But they didn’t take into account the fact that the victim would wake up hours later in very poor health conditions. As best he could, Luis Olivares, in poor condition, climbed out of the pit where he had been thrown and called for help. He managed to survive.
He Second kills, this time it and who is responsible for the professional, happened in 2018, met Gonzalez that year Natalia Veliz Lopez, with which he will reportedly start a walnut business. in that respect, The subject offered the woman a life insurance contract, which eventually materialized And Veliz reportedly contracted three benefits for his daughters.
On June 28, 2018, the lawyer asked to meet with him, apparently to end the employment relationship between them, something Veliz requested. on that occasion The subject treated him to a drink in his vehicle, served him a glass of whiskey, and with the other victim, he would mix the methanol.
Reportedly in a high state of intoxication, Gonzalez dropped Velez off at her home. The next day, the woman could not get out of her bed, because She had severe abdominal pain, vomiting, and dizziness, although what worried the victim most was the loss of her eyesight. All these symptoms eventually led to her being transferred to the hospital, where she died on July 7, 2018, after being hospitalized for several days without a clear diagnosis.