- Rafael Abuchaibe (@RafaelAbuchaibe)
- BBC News World
The Prosecutor’s Office of Jackson County, in the state of Missouri, USA, announced that the Kansas City police have solved the case of the murder of a young Argentinean and a young Chilean man who took place on October 1.
In a statement, the prosecution highlighted the work of the Kansas City police crime lab after it was able to identify Kevin Ray Moore, 42 years oldas the culprit of a double murder in Argentina Camila Behrensen, 24 years old and a Chilean Pablo Guzman-Palma, 25.
The statement opens a new mystery by revealing that “the suspect, Kevin Ray Moore, died as part of murder-suicide in the district from Clayand said the case remains under investigation.
Prosecutors revealed that police used “phone and computer data, surveillance footage, ballistics evidence and DNA evidence” to solve the case.
In a statement, the prosecutor’s office also expressed its “deepest condolences” to the relatives and colleagues of Behrensen and Guzmán-Palma at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research.
Authorities still don’t know what motivated Moore to do what he did.
It is also not known why the body of Misty Brockman, a 40-year-old woman, appeared next to the body of the alleged killer.
Local media in Kansas City interviewed Isaac Crane, one of the woman’s five children, after the family announced it was launching a fundraiser to pay for funeral services.
“I don’t want this to be seen as just another thing that happened. I hope he is remembered for his successes and not for his tragedy,” he told local television station KCTV5.
promising young people
We will be left wondering how many lives Camila Behrensen and Pablo Guzmán could have saved if they had continued their studies.
Camila, born in Buenos Aires, studied biotechnology in Argentina and came to the US on a scholarship. At the time of the murder, he was studying metabolic changes in fruit flies.
Several studies have focused on analyzing the rapid metabolic changes of these animals to better understand sugar processing.
We will be left wondering if Camila could have helped with the diabetes treatment.
We also won’t know if Pablo Guzmán was the one who managed to decipher the secret of how starfish regenerate their nervous system, something that could have helped millions of people with spinal cord or brain damage.
Pablo was from Santiago de Chile and studied biochemistry in his country. When he was killed, he was researching the development of the nervous system of starfish.
Unfortunately, we will remain without knowledge of everything that these two promises of science could have contributed to humanity with their talent.
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