The entertainment world in Ecuador is shocked after the murder of the TV presenter Efraín Ruales. According to the police, the actor was shot at around 7:30 am (local time) on Wednesday, January 27, on Guillermo Cubillo Avenue, in the north of Guayaquil, in the Costa region.
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The murder of Efraín Ruales It shook an entire country, as it is one of the best-known faces on national television. The 36-year-old presenter appeared on the Ecuavisa program “En Contacto” since 2012. In addition, he was also an actor and one of the Ecuadorians with the most followers on his social networks.
The head of the National Directorate of Crimes against Life, Violent Deaths, Disappearances, Extortion and Kidnapping (Dinased), Esteban Pesrantes, reported that the actor had received four bullet wounds while he was aboard his truck. Who killed Efraín Ruales? It is now the question that many are asking. This is all you know so far.
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WHO KILLED EPHRAIN RUALES
According to the first investigations, the presenter of “In contact” left a gym where he was with his partner Alejandra Jaramillo. Police inquiries suggest that those responsible for the crime have pursued the presenter for several blocks.
Likewise, the authorities ruled out that theft was the motive for this murder. César Zapata, commander of zone 8 of the National Police, stated that all his belongings were found inside the vehicle.
According to the Ecuadorian newspaper El Telégrafo, the Police classified the incident as a “hit man”. In addition, unofficially the media reported that the criminals mobilized in a car and a motorcycle.
In this regard, a video shared on YouTube shows the moment the events occurred. In the clip you can see the precise moment when a car approaches the truck he was driving Efraín Ruales, overtakes him on the left and the shots follow one another, while the presenter’s car advances a few more meters until it finally stops. Moments later, a motorcycle also passes by the already stopped car.
The audiovisual material belongs to the security camera of a company on Guillermo Cubillos Avenue, in the north of Guayaquil, according to the Ecuadorian media Expreso.
THE EMOTIONAL MESSAGE FROM ALEJANDRA JARAMILLO, HIS GIRLFRIEND
Given the unfortunate events, the also television host, Alejandra Jaramillo, mourned the murder of his partner. Through her Instagram account, the young woman dedicated an emotional message.
In the post, Alejandra Jaramillo recalls some experiences she lived with Efraín Ruales. “Come my love, come hug me please and speak in my ear. Tell me this is all a nightmare and that we will be together again “, wrote.
“I don’t understand it, I don’t accept it and I don’t understand it. How could I begin to explain to you how much pain I feel, I can’t find something that describes how much I’m going to miss you. And our marriage? And the 4 children you wanted to have? and that between laughs he told you that there were only going to be two. And two days ago you looked me in the eye and told me that is going to happen sooner than you imagine. What do I do with our dreams? With our wishes? Let’s get married my love, only with your family and mine, without anything ostentatious without any luxuries, and we better travel the world on our honeymoon. Justice? It would be fair that today you are in your Wednesday rally being happy. It would be fair to be able to hug and kiss you, it would be fair for you to be with Nachita, your brothers and nephews, spoiling them “, were the words that Jaramillo shared with several images of their relationship.