Murderers of Rooldine Lindor Sentenced to Prison
- Monday, April 02, 2012 10:17 AM
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (defend.ht) - Two Dominican men convicted for the murder of Haitian student Rooldine Lindor received their sentences on Monday in a Dominican court.
Eddy Starling Mendoza Ramos, the one deemed the murderer by the courts received 20 years in prison.
The accomplice Raphael Roberto Arias Garcia would receive 5 years in prison.
Following the tragic Jan. 12 earthquake, Lindor went was sent to the Dominican Republic with her brothers to have a stable learning environment.
On July 12, 2011, her daughter went to put a $500 down payment on a lease when Eddy Starling Mendoza Ramos, the man who purported to own the apartment, abducted her. The suspect, whose father was the apartment caretaker, confessed that he killed Rooldine in a quest to steal from her, the family's attorney, BÃ¡rbara SuÃ¡rez, said by phone from Santo Domingo.
Rooldine Lindor was murdered after being raped is what investigators found.
Only 20 years old, Roodline was studying Computer Science at "Universidad Tecnologica de Santiago" (UTESA).
Source: Le Matin