HAUNTING final messages despatched by a feminine DJ solely hours earlier than her demise have been made public.
They concern Valentina Trespalacios, 23, who was found lifeless inside baggage on January 22 in Bogota, Colombia.
After an post-mortem revealed vital grooves in her neck which may have been attributable to strangulation, police concluded that she had been choked.
Based on native media, Valentina’s lover, American John Poulos, 35, is the primary suspect.
Nevertheless, a latest growth within the investigation confirmed that the girl had texted for help hours earlier than she died.
It comes after a witness that Caracol Televisión secured utilizing an InDriver platform driver.
On Saturday morning, the driving force is believed to have picked up Poulos and Valentina.
The driving force, who desires his identify withheld, mentioned the younger DJ tried to alert him concerning the hazard she was in.
He mentioned: “When she received within the automobile earlier than her boyfriend, she screams and tells me ‘oh, why did I write this’.”
The driving force mentioned the girl confirmed him a message from her to the InDriver platform, which mentioned “assist, I’m at risk”.
Poulos entered the automobile as the driving force requested whether or not she was alright, however she selected to not reply.
Round 4 am, the driving force continued his shift and transported the group to a nightclub.
The horrifying data comes as Poulos was yesterday taken into custody by Panamanian authorities.
The person allegedly escaped Colombia for Panama earlier than being apprehended as he tried to board a airplane sure for one more nation, believed to be Istanbul, Turkey.
He’s nonetheless being held after being introduced into jail.
Poulos is awaiting extradition to Colombia to reply for alleged femicide accusations, which is a definite crime in that nation.
She had been courting Poulos for roughly eight months when Valentina handed away.
At a music pageant the place the sufferer was showing as a DJ, the couple first met.
Mom of Valentina Hidalgo, Laura, advised regional media that she thought Poulos was a good particular person.
She mentioned:”He had good intentions.
“He met us, her brothers, he had the intention of getting married, making a life right here in Colombia together with her, investing in Colombia.
“However he grew to become very obsessive about my daughter and he was just a little jealous.
“He had an argument in December with my daughter and it was out of jealousy as a result of my daughter had many suitors as a result of she was very stunning.”
Police in Colombia declare that a number of days earlier than Valentina handed away, the 2 of them moved right into a rented home.
Poulos’ Volkswagen Voyager, which he rented after coming into the nation from the US, was additionally searched by police.
To attempt to discover out who dropped the bag within the wheelie bin within the Colombian capital, investigators are additionally analyzing CCTV footage.