Prison without bail for the confessed murderer of Manuela Chavero

The Court of First Instance and Instruction number 1 of Zafra (Badajoz) has decreed this Sunday provisional prison communicated and without bail for him the only one arrested for the disappearance of Manuela Chavero, the neighbor of Monesterio (Badajoz), disappeared in July 2016.

The judge imputes to the detainee, 28 years old, also a neighbor of Monesterio, the alleged crimes of illegal detention and homicide, the Superior Court of Justice reported in a statement. The Civil Guard detained him last Thursday night, September 17, and this afternoon he was brought to justice after participating in the two reconstructions of the events that investigators have carried out at his home for about twelve hours.

The Subsequent statement before the judge has lasted for four hours. The investigation is still open and is under express secrecy of the summary.

Murder confession

The man arrested in Monesterio (Badajoz) by the Civil Guard for his alleged involvement with the disappearance, in July 2016, in this same municipality of Manuela Chavero, 42, confessed to the agents that he killed her.

Sources close to the investigation have indicated to Efe that the detainee, a 28-year-old man who resides in Badajoz, very close to Chavero’s home and known to the family, acknowledged to the investigators that he murdered the woman.

A few days ago, Emilia Chavero, Manuela’s sister, gave investigators an anonymous letter in which she pointed to the now arrested man as a suspect in the woman’s disappearance.