Angel Sandoval

On the 21st of April 2016, 43 year old Ángel Sandoval,  president of El Porvenir local committee, in Choloma, Cortes City was found dead.

Angel Sandoval was originally from the district of Colon but was living in Choloma. He was at home when he got a call and drove off to meet someone, which leads investigators to believe that it was a targeted killing.

The crime took place when Sandoval had stopped to have a conversation with colleagues. Suddenly, armed men appeared and shot him dead. The previous year his wife had been attacked with machetes by members of another group with whom they were in a dispute over land.



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Nickname:No information



Date of Killing:21/04/2016

Previous Threats:No information

Type of Work:Community leader

Organisation:patronato de la colonia El Porvenir en Choloma

Sector or Type of Rights the HRD Worked On:ESC Rights

Sector Detail:Human rights movement, Land Rights

More information:Front Line Defenders

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