Just over 24 hours after a massacre was perpetrated in the El Picachito neighborhood of the capital, elements of various state security agencies they captured one of the alleged material perpetrators.
The syndicated is Axel Asdrúal Medina Maradiaga (18 years old), alias el Negro, and resident in the same neighborhood where the multiple crime occurred.
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According to the investigations, Medina Maradiaga was one of the perpetrators and the one who dragged the bodies of the four people into the abyss where they were thrown after killing them, along with other members of the criminal organization El combo que no se deja. The victims were identified as Alejandro Peña Cáceres (65), the father of the family; Sandra Maritza Núñez (49), Alejandro’s wife; and the sons of both Alejandro Enrique Peña Núñez (20) and Gustavo Adolfo Peña Núñez (17).
According to elements of the National Anti-Maras Force (FNAMP), participants in the arrest, Axel Asdrúal is a gang member who terrorized the El Picachito and Japan neighborhoods, as well as in the El Bosque and San José de la Montaña neighborhoods, among others.
When the arrest was carried out in his house, they found 148 packages with marijuana, which reflects, according to the FNAMP, that the arrested was also engaged in the sale of drugs. In addition, agents from the Police Investigations Directorate (DPI) and the Military Police participated in the capture, who are working to find the whereabouts of the other people who may have participated in the massacre of the Peña Núñez family.
The authorities do not know for sure what the reasons were for the massacre, but they do recognize that that area of the capital is controlled by gangs.
In addition, there is a permanent fight between the Salvatrucha gang (MS-13) and The combo that is not left.