On the morning of this Thursday, the hearing began to formulate charges against Geronimo Helguera, the 29-year-old was arrested yesterday after breaking into an office building in Yerba Buena and killing the cleaner in the head, Mariela Marquez.
Defense attorneys Ernest Baaclini and Camilo Atim Antuni They requested the postponement of the procedural act, considering that their client is not in a mental condition to face the accusation.
The prosecutor Pedro Gallo, with whom the complaint coincides, maintains the strategy of formulating the accusation of murder.
The judge Isabel de los Angeles MéndezBefore this, he decided that Helguera be reviewed by a psychiatrist. This technical report will be key to advancing the cause.
The 29-year-old man broke into a building on Aconquija and Chacho Peñaloza avenues yesterday morning, in the “Garden City”. There, under circumstances that are being investigated, he shot Márquez, who died at night at the Padilla Hospital.
The versions indicate that Helguera had gone in search of an alleged former high school classmate, with the aim of taking revenge for the harassment or bullying suffered in those years. However, it is not clear that the person actually worked in the office building where Helguera appeared armed.
The defense strategy aims at declaring the young man unimpeachable, while the Prosecutor’s Office seeks to advance the process for the murder of Márquez.