A total of 120 violent deaths in Caracas in carnival
A man was beaten and set in fire at his store
One of the victims was identified as Juan Basilio López (45), who died on Tuesday after he was heavily beaten and set in fire. His relatives informed that the man resisted robbery at his store and was heavily beaten.
Relatives of the victims appeared at the National Coordination of Forensic Sciences in Caracas to withdraw the bodies.
Yamir Tovar (22) and Luis Fabián (21) were subjected by members of a ‘colectivo' (an armed pro-government gang) in the west Caracas neighborhood of Catia on February 20. Their bodies were found tied up and gagged; they were killed by headshots in execution style.