HAVANA, Cuba, July 21 (Aini Martín Valero, ALAS / www.cubanet.org) –Two young men and a young woman have confessed to killing Spanish priest Mariano Arroyo Merino last week in Regla, according to some of the residents.
The residents said that robbery was apparently the motive as US$1,200 was stolen from the Virgen de Regla church and hidden in a nearby garbage container.
Arroyo’s body, gagged, stabbed and partially burned, was discovered July 13.
The alleged killers range in age from 19 to 23.
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