Luziano Moreno was 30 years old and a sports journalist. On Thursday he arranged a meeting in the center of Mendoza with Pablo Lorenzo Rivas, 28, a former judicial employee of San Rafael and brother of the former queen of the 2008 Harvest of that city, Carla Rivas.
“Lucho”, as the chronicler was called, was going to buy dollars but the situation went out of line, there was an argument, a struggle and a tragic end: Rivas stabbed Moreno to death. Everything happened inside a car.
Rivas was arrested minutes later, when he tried to discard the body of the victim in the Godoy Cruz area. The scene was seen by a witness who called 911 after observing the fight inside the vehicle.
After the attack, the victim, badly injured, managed to throw the car keys out the window, but the aggressor picked them up, got behind the wheel and drove west of Godoy Cruz, with the victim still inside the car. a white Volkswagen Fox.
With the Fox data, the police deployed an operation that concluded with the arrest of the suspect on Segundo Sombras Street, 200 meters from the intersection with Perón Street, in Godoy Cruz.
The sources indicated that upon reaching a clearing, the agents surprised Rivas when he apparently intended to discard the body of the victim, who was found dead, with stab wounds to the neck and chest.
The case was in the hands of the Homicide prosecutor Claudia Ríos, who charged him with the crime of “homicide criminis causa” so that if found guilty he could be sentenced to life imprisonment.
Julieta Peralta, Luziano Moreno’s girlfriend, spoke after the crime. “El Lucho was a very special being, very good, full of goodness. He gave you everything, life, that’s what he did with me. He gave me everything, he gave me all the best of him,” he began to describe it through tears in statements in Channel 9 Televida.
.“We had planned to go to Spain and it took away all the dreams I had with him, For money. Luziano when you had a problem or needed something, he gave you everything he had to help you. Everyone loved him because he was the best thing there could be, “Julieta said.