THE FORMER CEO of Amazon Mexico Juan Carlos Garca is the chief suspect within the murder of his former wife – who was shot useless by an assassin on a bike final week.
Abril Prez Sagan was travelling in a automobile with her lawyer and two teen sons to Mexico Metropolis airport final Monday when a bike pulled alongside and its rider fired two photographs into the automobile, hitting her within the head and chest.
She died in hospital later that evening.
Prez, who had a restraining order in opposition to her husband, accused the previous government of tried murder earlier this yr, claiming he beat her with a baseball bat whereas she was asleep.
She mentioned it was solely thanks to her son, who allegedly discovered Garca holding a knife to her throat, that she survived that assault.
Her daughter, Ana Cecilia, shared pictures of her mum after that incident in January.
She wrote: “Think about waking up early within the morning to the screams of your mom shouting for her life.
“Imagine waking up and seeing the beautiful face of your mother bleeding thanks to a criminal you once called dad.”
The distressing pictures confirmed Sagan coated in blood, with a bandage wrapped round her head.
After that, she moved to Monterrey and filed for divorce, gaining custody of the couple’s three youngsters.
Garcia was taken into custody for the incident however launched final month when a choose downgraded the cost from tried murder to home violence, El Pais reported.
Sagan, a mum-of-three, had been in Mexico Metropolis for a courtroom listening to and was en route to the airport to go away the nation when she was shot useless on Monday.
Her household consider her estranged husband arrange the assassination.
A relative informed El Pais: “He had the money to pay a hit man. The attack was directed solely at her, and she had no other enemy in this world.”
Her daughter mentioned on Twitter that she had died “after years of fighting against the violence inflicted on her by my father” and retweeted one other message with photos of Garca beneath the phrases “the face of a murderer”.
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In a public letter, Garca mentioned “I am available to cooperate with the authorities in the investigation. Despite the conflicts we had in our marriage, I would have never wished this tragic end.”
He had been referred to as to courtroom this week however failed to seem.
No arrests have been reported within the case.
Garca was employed to run Amazon Mexico operations in 2014 and left three years later to be a part of the commerce group Elektra, in accordance to his LinkedIn web page.