On October 30, the Thai Prosecutor’s Office must present its report to the judge on the alleged killing of Edwin Arrieta in the hands of Daniel Sancho. Just a few days ago, the police of the Asian country sent a report to the prosecutor where they clarified that the crime was done with premeditation, the murder and the subsequent dismemberment. “Daniel Sancho intentionally murdered Edwin Arrieta with premeditation and burial, hid, moved and destroyed the body,” read the article published last Wednesday in the program ‘Tan-awon nato’.
A statement that was quickly denied by the Balfagón y Chipirrás Legal Criminological Office, denying that there was premeditation. A counter report based on a series of evidences, among which is that the young man bought the knife and saw to use it in his work as a chef or that the saw that Daniel Sancho got “is not the most suitable for to cut up a corpse, ” Well, if he wanted to do it, he got the “butcher’s saw.” To all this we must add that the garbage bags that the son of Rodolfo Sancho “It was used as a rain cover, a protector for clothes in the kitchen or to cover personal belongings when going to the sea, etc.”, so maybe he didn’t buy it with the intention of hiding the body, but “with the intention of using it in restoration activities.
There are ten days left to wait for the Thai Prosecutor’s Office to finish evaluating the police investigation report and send the conclusions of its accusation to the magistrate, at which point a date will be set for the start of the trial where Daniel Sancho is facing the death penalty for the murder, having been held in a prison in Koh Samui since last August. “Next October 30, the 84-day legal limit will be fulfilled by the Thai Prosecutor’s Office to prepare the report and submit it to the judge,” explained the collaborator of the program ‘Tan-tawon nato’, Alvaro Lopezadding that “a postponement of about 12 days has been requested to continue the investigation. “Thai police consider this evidence and the key to the confession.”
Looking ahead to the coming months, Daniel Sancho’s future is in the spotlight. While the police maintained that it was a premeditated murder, punishable by the death penalty in Thailand, the defense of the young Spaniard worked day and night to reduce the defendant’s sentence.