Manuel Marín was sued by the wife of a man he allegedly had murdered for having an affair with his wife.
The widow of a man whom the wealthy Cuban businessman from Miami, United States, Manuel Marín allegedly murdered after discovering that he was having an affair with his wife filed a civil suit against him for “compensation for damages”.
The lawsuit was filed last Friday in a Miami-Dade county court on behalf of Daisy Lewis Holcombe, widow of Camilo Salazar, the brutally murdered man, and his two daughters, minors when the crime was committed in June 2011 .
Also included in the lawsuit is Yaddiel Marín, 32, son of the co-founder of the supermarket chain president and, according to the civil suit, the person who “acted instead of his father as vice president and partial owner” of the cited food chain and other companies.
Also included in the lawsuit is María Marín, mother of Yaddiel Marín and the first wife of the businessman accused of planning the murder of 43-year-old Salazar, whose lifeless body appeared on a rural road outside of Miami with signs of having been brutally beaten, tortured and burned.
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In the 22-page document, the suit seeks compensation for the concept of “compensatory damages” for Salazar’s family and establishes, at the same time, the account of the facts and the crime.
“The last seven years have been very difficult for the whole family: they lost a father, a son, a brother and a husband in the most atrocious way. We will seek a just and rapid resolution of our claims to ensure that the family finally has the closure they have hoped for, “said today in a statement to which the family’s lawyer, Benjamin Widlanski, had access.
On June 1, 2011 Manuel Marín “with the help and support of numerous accomplices kidnapped Camilo Salazar, beat him (…), drove around the Everglades, tied his hands, burned his genitals and cut his throat” leave him lifeless, relates the demand.
It was a “disgusting, hate-motivated” crime, and it was made possible by the help given to Marín by multiple accomplices “before and after the assassination of Camilo,” including the “agreements to finance” Marín’s crime and escape. justice, as well as the “maintenance of their financial interests”.
A plan that also served, adds the demand, to “ensure that (Marin) had the necessary means to remain abroad.”
It was in February 2011 when Marín, 64, discovered that his wife, Jenny Marín, was having an affair with Salazar, with whom she had left years before meeting the Cuban businessman and getting married.
During the following months, the lawsuit sustains, Marín “threatened Jenny and Camilo on several occasions” (…) and, after rejecting the divorce petition that his wife had proposed, Marín, finally, “planned, coordinated and participated in the plot “to kidnap Salazar.
Marín was extradited to the United States, where he awaits trial, after being arrested last August in Madrid (Spain) fugitive from the US justice system.
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In addition to Manuel Marín, he was arrested for his alleged involvement in this case to Alexis Vila Perdomo, medalist in wrestling at the Olympic Games in Atlanta (1996), and Roberto Isaac, trainer and promoter of fighting.
In mid-November last, Yaddiel Marin was arrested in South Florida for his alleged complicity.
Another defendant so far, Ariel Gandulla, mixed martial arts fighter, has escaped justice and resides “openly” in Vancouver (Canada), due to his extradition to the United States. It is complex because of its Cuban citizenship.
The police investigation indicates that Marín supposedly conspired with this boxing promoter and the two fighters to help him kidnap, torture and kill Salazar.
Last August, the popular presidential supermarket chain, which owns 30 stores in South Florida, told Efe that Yaddiel Marín was a “minority shareholder” in some of the chain’s supermarkets.
He said that Manuel Marín, arrested in August when he was going to enter the US embassy in Madrid, was not connected with the company since 2011.
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