Felipe Sanzio (19), the eldest of the five children of the mayor of Baradero re-elected last October, Esteban “Tito” Sanziowas arrested this Wednesday in the automotive company where he worked as a suspect in a serious crime: he is accused of being part of the gang of criminals that murdered the pork producer Gustavo Desimone (50) during a robbery in his villa, which occurred in August.
Judicial sources consulted by Infobae revealed that the arrest of the young man and his accomplices was thanks to a key witness, which revealed detailed information about the band’s plan, who would be involved and the role played by each of them.
Later, the data provided by the witness were corroborated thanks to a thorough investigation carried out by the prosecutor of UFI No. 7 of San Pedro, decentralized from the judicial department of San Nicolás, Maria del Valle Vivianiwho described the file as homicide criminis causa. That is, killing to hide another crime; in this case, theft.
Desimone’s body was found in his house in the Colonia Switzerland neighborhood, a few meters from provincial route 41, in the rural area of Baradero on August 30. The corpse was tied up with your hands behind you, with your covered head and with a shot below the right shoulder blade from a shotgun. The first hypothesis was that the businessman They killed him to steal a large sum of money. In the end, everything led in that direction.
The sources consulted by this medium indicated that in addition to Sanzio, they would be involved in the murder. Fabián “Del Sol” Fernández, Matías Brey, y Ramiro “Chinito” Rey Bacareza. The witness indicated that he was the first one to give them the key information to carry out the robbery.
According to the sources, Fernández told them that the pork producer had money on his property in Baradero and from his cell phone he showed them photos of the place where they were to perform. The images corresponded to the front of the victim’s villa. Furthermore, “Del Sol” Fernández told them that Desimone lived alone and how they could get there.
The witness also said that he was there when the robbery was planned and gave details, which after being corroborated, led to raids and arrests, among which was that of the son of the re-elected mayor. Among those revelations, the witness told detectives that he was able to see dollars that were stolen from Desimone’s home. The money, he revealed, was in the possession of all the members of the band..
In the procedures ordered by prosecutor Viviani, they seized cash from several countries: pesos, US dollars, Brazilian reals and euros. Additionally, cell phones were seized. half-burned clothes12, 16 and 28 gauge shotgun cartridges, .38 caliber bare lead cartridges, 9 millimeters and two served cases.
A clarification provided by the sources consulted by Infobae is that during Wednesday’s operations, three of the four suspects were arrested. This, because Rey Bacareza already was imprisoned in a police headquarters of the Zárate party since September 6 for another case of robo.
The four accused will be investigated today. At the moment it was not clarified which of them was the one who fired the fatal shot that ended Desimone’s life.
At this time, Brey, Rey Bacareza and Sanzio – employed until yesterday at the Toyota company – are accused as co-authors of homicide criminis causa. Fernández, meanwhile, was charged as necessary participant of the robbery, since the file shows that it was he who provided the necessary data to begin planning and then executing the bloody robbery.
Esteban Sanziomayor of Baradero and father of Felipe, indicated in a statement that after being informed of his son’s arrest, he can only “express perplexity at the news”. And he added: “I completely do not know the reasons that generated the judicial diligence, but I have full confidence of his innocence”. He also said that he does not know “the content of the judicial proceedings.”
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