Trial set in murder of turtle defender

A week from today has been set as the time for the trial of seven men in the death of an environmentalist who was defending the turtles on the Caribbean coast.

The environmentalist, Jairo Mora Sandoval., was among a group that was stopped on their way to a turtle rescue center on the Moín beach. Mora was separated from the others and then killed.

The judiciary has set the period Oct. 27 to Nov. 5 for the trial in the  Tribunal Penal de Limón.

Two of the suspects have the last name of Salmón. The rest have the last names of  Rivas, Martinez, Cubillo, López and Delgado

The case received strong international interest.

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