Australians accused of killing apartment doorman in Lima Peru

Posted on June 16, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America, Tourist Stories, Travel News reported that new investigations by Peruvian Police confirm that a group of Australians killed the doorman of a building in Miraflores , in January 2012 after throwing him from the 15th floor of the department in which they lived, in block 2 of Malecón Cisneros. Originally it was believed that doorman Lino Rodriguez Vilchez committed suicide. However, the evidence pointed to a struggle, and that he was thrown off the building by the suspects.
There are six Australian citizens accused of the murder: Harrison John Geier, Samuel Smith, Andrew Pilat, Jessica Vo, and brothers Hugh and Thomas Hanlon. The Australians left the country the day after the death of the doorman. The incident happened when the the Australians who were causing a drunken ruckus and the doorman asked the occupants to quite down. The family has asked for transparency regarding the event and that the Australians be extradited from Australia to face charges in Peru.
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