After listening to the evidence presented by the Mayaguez Prosecutor’s Office of the Justice Departmenthe Judge Hector Lopez determined cause for trial against Alexis Alicea Torreswho is accused of incest, child abuse and threats against his 13-year-old daughter, in events that would have started in 2020.
The research, carried out by the Division of Sexual Crimes and Child Abuse of the Criminal Investigation Corps (CIC) of Mayaguez, maintains that The 34-year-old man raped and impregnated the 13-year-old girl. In the same way, The Prosecutor’s Office charged Rodriguez Gonzalez with, together with Alicea Torres, depriving the minor of her freedom, locking her in the residence, under lock and key, with her baby.
At the request of Justice, the minor’s testimony was carried out through the closed circuit system, as a measure to protect her and prevent her re-victimization during the judicial process.
Alicea Torres will face trial on charges of incest, sexual assault, child abuse and threatening witnessesformulated by prosecutors Marilisa Jimenez Serrano, Rosa Acevedo Gonzalez and Andres Velez Rodriguez.
For his part, the judge also found cause for trial against Liz A. Rodriguez Gonzalez, the teenager’s stepmother, for three counts of child abuse, under article 59 of Law 246-2011. In the month of August, this medium consulted the Department of Family and the minor remained in the custody of the agency.
The arraignment hearing was scheduled for November 6. Meanwhile, the start of the trial was scheduled for December 4.
Alicea Torres He was captured and arrested on August 14, in the Lajas Arriba neighborhood, in Lajas, after an extensive six-day search.