The pistol found in one of the records when arresting the 11 accused of covering up for five days the escape of the alleged sexist murderer on Christmas Day in Elche (Alicante) from Yolanda, a 25-year-old Paraguayan woman, was used in the crime.
This has been concluded by the ballistics reports of the National Police on this handgun seized in one of the house searches the day in which it was arrested seven women and four men between Alicante and Elche accused of cover up escape of the 21-year-old Spanish man alleged to have murdered Yolanda, whose crime left a 10-year-old boy and a 3-year-old girl orphaned.
The alleged murderer was arrested on the 30th after barricade yourself in the house of the grandmother of a daughter from a previous relationship and shoot, no injuries, to the National Police with a 9-millimeter pistol and an AK-47 assault rifle, popularly known as a Kalashnikov.
As for this Kalashnikov, the provenance is still under investigation but it is ruled out that it is a model of Russian origin such as those sold on the black market and often used by jihadist and Taliban terrorists.
This is so because those Kalashnikovs are 7.62 caliber, while the one seized from the alleged sexist murderer in Elche is 5.56, a replicated model of the original.
In the operation to arrest the 11 people accused of cover-up, in addition to the weapon used in Yolanda’s murder, 44 grams of heroin, 24 grams of cocaine and other quantities of marijuana were seized. Of the 11 people arrested, two of the women were placed in provisional prison after giving a court statement.