Through the Authorities of the Judicial Power of the State of Mexico, the arrest of officer Leopoldo “N” was reported for his probable responsibility in the murder of actor Octavio Ocaña, interpreter of the character Benito Rivers in the television program Neighbours.
On October 29, 2021, the actor lost his life after a persecution by agents of the Cuautitlán Izcalli municipality and, from then on, an investigation folder was opened. The policeman is accused of having fired at the truck in which Octavio was traveling, a vehicle in which he crashed when he was speeding along the Chamapa-Lechería highway, municipality of Atizapán de Zaragoza, after fleeing from the patrol.
According to the opinion of the Attorney General’s Office of the State of Mexico (FGJEM), the actor’s death occurred because he was accidentally shot in the head after the crash. According to the first version of the events shared by the FGJEM, one of the companions stated that the driver was carrying a firearm and that he himself had taken it out of the glove compartment and that during the chase, the actor lost control of the unit and he crashed on the side of the road, where he was found with a gunshot wound to the head.
However, almost a year after his death, it has been reported that the arrest of the police officer who participated in the persecution of Octavio was carried out and it is presumed that he was the person who shot several times at the Grand Cherokee truck in which the actor was traveling
In the initial imputation hearing, the control judge qualified his arrest as legal and it is worth mentioning that the agent will be released if he complies with the precautionary measure of offering an economic guarantee. In addition, he was ordered to appear periodically at the State Center for Precautionary Measures, as well as to wear an electronic surveillance bracelet.
It must be remembered that in November of last year three policemen involved in the persecution were suspended and one of them was the policeman who was pointed out by the actor’s girlfriend and sister as the one who stole a gold slave and a cell phone owned by the interpreter. of Benedict.
These elements were removed from their positions and the FGJEM, as well as the Honor and Justice Commission of the Municipal Police continue with the corresponding investigations. According to the municipal agency, two of these officers acted in accordance with the established protocol. In addition, he added that they were called to testify as witnesses and expert tests were carried out on the weapons.
The unfortunate death of the actor still has many loose ends, because a few days after his death, videos began to circulate where, after crashing, the young man, covered in blood, is in the vehicle alive and the officers do not help him. Due to these irregularities, the actor’s family called people to demonstrate for justice. With the arrest of this policeman, it is possible that his death will be clarified.