Prosecutor’s Office issues a statement on the death of Octavio Ocaña: “He carried a firearm and had consumed alcohol”

Octavio Ocaña.

Photo: Archive / Reform Agency

The entertainment world in Mexico is shocked by the unexpected death of the actor Octavio Ocana, who rose to fame thanks to the character of “Benito” in the comedy series on Televisa, ‘Necinos’.

Although after the news was released, some videos captured immediately after the accident emerged, a few hours ago the first official version of what happened emerged through a statement issued by the authorities of the State of Mexico, where they detail part of the events.

“The Attorney General’s Office of the State of Mexico advances in the proceedings to clarify the causes for which a 22-year-old subject, who has already been identified, was killed by a gunshot to the head, and whose body was found inside the truck he was driving, which was found on the Chamapa-Lechería highway, at the height of the Prados Iztacala neighborhood in the municipality of Atizapán de Zaragoza ”, it reads.

They also ensure that the Institution continues to search for various expert evidence, including those related to criminalistics, chemistry, photography and mechanics of events.

In the report, they highlight that the vehicle in which the actor was traveling also found two subjects, as well as the pistol that would have been fired from the inside.

“A firearm, a percussion shell and ballistic evidence were found on the roof of the unit, just at the height of the driver.”

They highlight that, according to the first testimonies, the two people who were arrested confirmed that they had known the actor for several years and in recent days had been with him consuming alcoholic beverages. They describe what happened next.

On the afternoon of yesterday, Friday, October 29, when traveling through the streets of the municipality of Cuautitlán Izcalli, municipal police officers would have stopped them, however, the driver did not stop the march and accelerated to avoid being arrested, which started a persecution“.

They also reveal that one of the companions confirmed that the weapon belonged to Octavio Ocaña, and it was he himself who took it out of the glove compartment of the vehicle, but during the chase the actor lost control of the unit and it crashed next to the highway.

“The driver was found with a firearm injury to the head and the two companions were secured by elements of the municipal police.”

Both the witnesses who were traveling with Ocavio Ocaña, as well as the municipal police officers who tried to stop the unit, have reported that there was no exchange of shots.

The expert evidence that is under development will be decisive to clarify the way in which the driver of the truck lost his life, and which will be made known through the institutional channels of this Attorney General’s Office.

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