Sunday, January 16

Bernardo Montoya sentenced to reviewable permanent prison for sexually assaulting and murdering Laura Luelmo

The Court of Huelva has condemned, after the guilty verdict issued by a popular jury, to the permanent prison sentence that can be reviewed Bernardo Montoya, the man accused of sexually assaulting and murdering the Zamora teacher in El Campillo (Huelva) in December 2018 26-year-old Laura Luelmo.

In addition, it imposes 17 and a half years in prison for a crime of illegal detention in ideal competition with the crime of sexual assault with the aggravated gender, as well as in terms of civil liability, the accused will have to compensate with a total of 400,000 euros to the parents and siblings of the victim.

The Hearing recalls that, in its verdict, the jury declared it proven that the events occurred around 5:30 p.m. on December 12, 2018, when the young woman returned from shopping in a supermarket and was approached by the convicted person, who lived opposite her in a house in the town of El Campillo.