Colombian authorities have charged an American citizen over the alleged murder of a female DJ in Colombia whose physique was found inside a suitcase on the backside of a rubbish container.
John Poulos was arrested and detained on the Tocumen Worldwide Airport in Panama on Tuesday whereas making an attempt to depart for Istanbul, the Panamanian Nationwide Police stated.
Throughout a televised courtroom listening to in Bogota, lasting greater than 5 hours, Poulos spoke via a translator to disclaim the costs, which relate to the loss of life of Valentina Trespalacios, 23, a well known digital music DJ.
Trespalacios’ physique was discovered by a recycler within the early hours of January 22 in a rubbish container within the southwest of Bogota.
In a earlier listening to on Thursday, the courtroom heard particulars of a relationship between Trespalacios and Poulos.
Poulos’s protection alleged that there have been flaws in his arrest and that due course of had not been revered.
The Colombian Prosecutor’s Workplace and police say they’ve greater than 300 hours of safety footage wherein Poulos and Trespalacios are seen within the days earlier than her physique was discovered.
One other listening to is about for January 31.