Judge orders surveillance video to be used as evidence in Manuel Duncan murder case


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Feb 20, 2019

The presiding judge of the Third Collegiate Court of the National District ordered that the surveillance video that captures the moment of the murder of communicator Manuel Duncan be used as evidence against retired vice-admiral Felix Alburquerque Comprés. Judge Patricia Padilla of the Second Court of Instruction had excluded the evidence on grounds that it was not obtained by licit means nor under conditions required by the procedural dispositions. The defense of Alburquerque Compres had requested the exclusion of the videos.

Yet Judge Arlin B. Ventura Jimenez of the Third Collegiate Court of the National District agreed with the prosecutors that the evidence was key to the case and said that during the trial it will be ascertained whether the surveillance video was edited or if it was obtained respecting the procedural norms.

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