Macabre killings by minors rock Dominican society - The Santo Domingo Province Juvenile Court sent five minors, three boys and two girls, to jail on charges of killing seven taxi drivers in different parts of the municipality Santo Domingo East, where the Police revealed that the group, which included two adults, had sex while they murdered their victims.


The macabre murders are unprecedented in the country, and spurred several personalities to suggest a harsher Penal Procedural Code for Minors.

The gang, after stabbing the taxi drivers to death or strangling them, stole their belongings including the vehicles, and bought newspapers the following day to find out their names and what the authorities said.

Fisher Fernandez, a taxi driver who was assaulted and who miraculously escaped alive, said they him kidnapped during three hours. “Bastard, you are watching me to later denounce me,!” he said one of the minors shouted at him during the holdup.

“One of the two girls plunged the knife slowly into my back while another of the youngsters told me ‘as soon as we get there I’m going to kill you, what I want to see is blood,” the driver said as he showed the stab wounds.

Another victim Adelio Calderón however didn’t have such luck. Marta Heredia, his wife amid tears only asked for justice. “My husband was a man of work, a good man, he didn’t even speak. What I want is the full weight of the Law.”

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