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Guilty Verdict and 40 year Maximum Sentence in Edgar Fernando Garcia Case

October 29, 2010

Héctor Roderico Ramírez Ríos and Abraham Lancerio Gómez, the two Guatemalan National Police officers accused of abducting and disappearing of Edgar Fernando Garcia were found guilty of forced disappearance and received the maximum sentence of 40 years in prison. The verdict was announced late last night. Fernando Garcia was a student activist and labor leader who was disappeared in February of 1984 and after 26 years, his family has begun to see the light of justice.

Also see Kate Doyle’s post, “I Wanted Him Back Alive” from October 26th, 2010.

Please stay tuned for more updates.

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