A 63-year-old man shot and killed his 17-year-old romantic partner in events reported this Sunday in La Vega, Dominican Republic.
Rafael Thévenin Almánzar he died of a gunshot to the head after shooting María Peguero Jiménez.
The CDN report indicates that the attack occurred during the night when the minor was talking with a friend in the middle of a family birthday party in the Sabaneta community, about two kilometers from the residence of the occisa in Rancho Viejo.
According to a witness’s version of the incident, Thévenin Almánzar had arrived from the United States on Saturday to marry the young woman.
But he was upset to see her sharing with cousins and other people.
After the adult saw Peguero Jiménez talking to a friend, he became jealous, which sparked an argument that culminated in the fatal attack.
Before the law, the relationship between Thévenin Almánzar and Peguero Jiménez would be classified as sexual abuse because the young woman was a minor.