A woman has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for being responsible for the murder of her mother, which was recorded on October 4, 2019. The convicted woman staged a fake robbery.
According to information received from the Public Ministry, it is Marley Julieta Villamizar Hernandez, a resident of the Tienditas community in the municipality of Pedro María Ureña in the state of Táchira.
In this case, Simon Alejandro José Arias Batista, a civilian who participated in the events, was also sentenced to six years in prison.
According to the investigation, during that day, Wilmizar Hernandez had a fight with his mother. During the argument, he hit her on the head with a heavy object, which killed her.
With the help of Arias Batista, he took the victim’s body to his room; He then put a bag on his head to pretend he was robbed and left with his four-year-old daughter.
He used injury as an excuse for the alleged robbery
The same day, she went to a nearby care centre, and called her ex-partner to inform him that he had accompanied the girl to the doctor for an alleged illness. Furthermore, he asked her to come home as he knew nothing about her mother.
Subsequently, he was moved to a comprehensive diagnostic center in San Antonio del Táchira for treatment of injuries he allegedly sustained during the robbery.
Upon returning home, he found the residents of the area surrounding his home; And upon discovering the body, his mother pretended to faint.
He then informed the Scientific, Criminal and Criminal Investigation Corps (CICPC).
Investigation of the case, and the testimony of residents, revealed various inconsistencies in Villamizar Hernandez’s version of events.
Finally, during an interrogation, the woman admitted that she had an argument with her mother, which allegedly culminated in her pushing him, which would have resulted in a head injury.
However, Cicpc experts confirmed that Villamizar Hernandez’s daughter witnessed the murder and presented details about how it happened.
Based on the information received, the woman and her companion were apprehended the next day and placed under the control of the Ministry of Public Affairs.