04/22/2021 12:42 PM
Updated 04/22/2021 12:42 PM
The femicide of Analía Maldonado (40) was investigated in a virtual hearing and used his right to refuse to testify.
In a brief connection, they informed him that he is accused of doubly aggravated homicide, for the bond and for mediating gender violence.
In addition, they included an indictment for theft.
Is that, as confirmed by judicial sources consulted by
, Samuel Llanos (40) beat his partner and then suffocated her to death.
To hide what he had done he tried to hide her on a country road.
He was a fugitive from Sunday morning until Tuesday afternoon, when they found him in a hotel in Luján.
To flee, he took the couple's car and also Analía Maldonado's money.
had 200,000 pesos and 1,500 dollars that his murderer stole from him to finance his escape
Analía's femicide shocked Los Toldos, a city of 13,000 inhabitants where she had a beauty salon.
On Sunday, after the victim's father made the complaint, her friends and clients made Analía's image viral to help in the search.
Analía Maldonado (40) and her partner, Samuel Llanos (40), who murdered her.
In addition, together with women's organizations, they held marches and demonstrations to ask for their appearance.
Samuel Llanos has three children, ages 21, 20 and 9.
The elders had registered several of the
seven complaints of violence
that the bodybuilder had in the Junín court.
Just like the mother of his youngest daughter, who had also denounced him for violence.
While his former partner was on the run, he dared to tell about the ordeal he lived through during the two years they were together.
The antecedents of violence were known in Los Toldos and that is why their environment did not trust Analía's new partner.
Samuel Llanos, arrested for the femicide of Analía Maldonado
Of the seven complaints in the Justice of the Peace and in various prosecutors in Junín, it was for gender violence, family violence, minor and serious injuries, and sexual abuse.
between 2009 and 2020
For none was he convicted or brought to trial.
The investigation is in the hands of the prosecutor José Alvite Galante, deputy of the Functional Instruction Unit (UFI) 3 of Junín, who with the elements collected so far will request preventive detention.
While they wait for the days required by the protocols related to the pandemic, Llanos will remain in charge of the Departmental Directorate of Investigations (DDI) of the Buenos Aires Police in a police station in a city near Junín.
Judicial sources confirmed that
Llanos' unimputability is ruled out
and that during the medical examinations they did not detect any defense injuries.
The car in which Samuel Llanos (40), a Nissan Tiida of his victim, escaped.
Since March 20, 2020, there have been 279 femicides, 8 transfemicides and 20 linked femicides of adult males and children, according to data collected by the “Adriana Marisel Zambrano” Observatory of Femicides in Argentina, who runs La Casa del Encuentro.
Of that total, 35 of the femicides had already been reported and had a history of violence.
Another 18 were members of the security forces.
Between January and December 2020, line 144 received 108 thousand communications from people, mostly women, asking for help or advice to report situations of violence.
In the last ten years in Argentina there is an average of one femicide every 30 hours.
According to statistics from the Office of Domestic Violence of the Supreme Court, in 2018 alone there were 278. Most murders occur in the homes of the victims and are committed by partners or exes.
Where to call
Care for women in situations of violence.
Attention to Victims of Family Violence.
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