BARAHONA, Dominican Republic.- Two brothers, 12 and 15, together with a 18 year old, confessed to the revenge killings of three Haitians with machetes on Monday in a hill of the western town Galván, near the Haitian border.
South Region Police spokesman Jose de los Saints Perez said the three were arrested on the hill Majagual. The adult was identified as Meilin Vásquez, whereas Ramon Feliz is the father of the minors, who allegedly admitted taking part in the murder of Heriberto Petito 30, Tigat Senaza, 20 and Yoel Pie, on Monday.
The alleged killers said they avenged the death of the Dominican Alejandro Sanchez Escalante, reportedly killed by a Haitian in a holdup.
Under interrogation, all three detainees said they were spurred on by people of the community.