“They tied his hands, burned his genitals and cut his throat,” says the file against the supermarket ownerPresident
MIAMI – The widow of a man whom the wealthy Miami-based Cuban businessman Manuel Marín is supposedly murderous to discover that he maintained an affair with his wife interposed a civil suit against him for “compensation for damages,” according to documents that Efe had access to.
The complaint 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 2011 crimemonjunio was committed.
Also included in the lawsuit is Yaddiel Marín, 32, son of the founder of the supermarket chainPresidente and, according to the civil lawsuit, the person who “acted as his father as vice president and owner” of the aforementioned food chain and other companies.
Also included in the lawsuit are María Marín, Yaddiel Marín’s mother 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 being brutally beaten, tortured and burned.
In the 22-page document, the complaint 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 hard and difficult for the whole family: they lost a father, a son, a brother and a husband of the most terrible kind. We will seek a just and quick resolution to our claims to ensure that the family finally has the closure it has hoped for, “he said today in a statement that had access to the lawyer of the family, Benjamin Widlanski.
On June 1, 2011, Manuel Marín “with the help and support of numerous accomplices, they captured Camilo Salazar, beat him (…), drove the people around the Everglades, tied their hands, burned his genitals and cut his throat” until he was left without life, reports the lawsuit .
It was a “disgusting, hate-motivated” crime, and it was possible thanks to the help given to Marín by multiple accomplices “before and after the murder of Camilo,” including “agreements to finance” Marín’s crime and escape from justice, as well as ” maintenance of their financial interests. “
A plan that also went, adds the demand, to “make sure that (Marín) had the necessary means to stay abroad.”
It was February 2011 when Marín, 64, discovered that sumujer, Jenny Marín, had an affair with Salazar, with whom she had been gone for years before meeting the Cuban businessman and getting married.
During the months following, the lawsuit sustains, Marín “threatened Jenny and Camilo invariations” (…) and, after transposing the petition for divorce that had been proposed to him by his wife, Marín, finally, “planned, coordinated and participated in the plot” to kidnap Salazar.
Marín was extradited to the United States, where he awaited trial, after being detained in a landslide in Madrid (Spain), a fugitive from justice in the United States.
In addition to Manuel Marín, he was arrested for suppressing his involvement in Alexis Vila Perdomo, a medalist in the Olympic Games in Atlanta (1996), and Roberto Isaac, a trainer and promoter of battles.
In the middle of November, Yaddiel Marín was arrested in South Florida because of suppressed complicity.
Another accused so far, Ariel Gandulla, a fighter of mixed martial arts, has escaped justice and resides “openly” in Vancouver (Canada), because he sued the US. It is complex for your Cuban citizenship.
The police investigation indicated that Marín supposedly conspired with this boxing promoter and the two fighters to help him kidnap, torture and kill Salazar.
In August, the popular supermarket chainPresidente, 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, who was detained during his visit to the US embassy in Madrid, was not linked to the company since 2011.
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