Guatemalan soccer official killed after threats
The vice president of a last-place soccer team in Guatemala has
been shot to death after receiving threats about the club’s poor
National Civil Police spokesman Donald Gonzalez said Saturday no
suspects have been detained in the killing of Carlos Noe Gomez.
Gonzalez said the club executive was killed late Friday as he left
a team meeting in the northern province of Huehuetenango.
Prosecutor Nery Martinez says the investigation is focused on
the threats Gomez reported receiving several weeks ago.
Deportivo Xinabajul is last in the country’s national league and
lost 2-0 at home this week to Suchitepequez.