Almeria Prosecutor's Office will request 13 years imprisonment for a man, aged 42, from Gambia. He is accused of stabbing a fellow citizen in Cuevas Del Almanzora (Almeria), during a discussion.
A jury will try the detainee for the crime of murder. He has also requested a probation period of ten years. This is because he was expelled from the territory for ten year. Once he is granted access to the third degree, or after he has completed three quarters of his sentence.
Europa Press consulted the account of the prosecutor, which states that the events occurred around 2:45 PM on December 16, 2020. The victim and accused allegedly had an argument on Cuesta de Calvario Street, near Castillo del Marques de los Velez.
According to the Public Ministry, it was there that the defendant "pushed" a single-cut knife pointed at the victim's chest.
There were several puncture wounds and cuts on the victim's face, armpit, and left arm. He had a penetrating injury on his left side that was "necessarily deadly" and one on his left lung that was "risk vital".
The victim, who was without relatives in the territory, died from "cardiogenic shock" or "cardiotamponade," that is, a "cardiac injury from a stab with a knife not found, but a wooden stick was. The attack would have required wood.
Eduardo Munoz Simo, the lawyer representing the sole defendant in the crime, plans to ask for his client's free acquittal. He understands that although there was a verbal discussion, there was no physical aggression between them. The accused fled the scene until he heard the victim screaming and asking for help.
According to him, the victim was found "lying on the floor" with "profuse" blood around his body and a round wooden stick with one end stained with blood. It also claims that the victim was "found lying on the ground" with "profuse blood" around it. The defense says that three others appeared at the spot where the body was found and "given contradictory statement to each other", without the victim being able to see them. victim.
This defense is based on the fact that the Local Police arrested and placed the accused in the area of the body. However, there was no knife found in his possession. He would not have admitted to the crime. The trial will begin on October 24, at the Provincial Court of Almeria. On Thursday, the jury members will be drawn.