Soldier arrested for comrade’s Russian roulette death

January 19th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS  

Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Jan 19 (IANS) A Mexican soldier was arrested in the border city of Juarez as a suspect in the death of a fellow soldier who participated in a game of Russian roulette, prosecutors said, EFE has reported.Angel Olivas Valdez, 23, was being prosecuted for the death of Luis Felipe Chavarria Carranza in Ciudad Juarez, which is across the border from El Paso, Texas.

Chavarria Carranza, 19, died from a gunshot to the head early Saturday while drinking and playing the deadly game of chance, unofficial reports said.

Prosecutors in Chihuahua state, where Ciudad Juarez is located, said the preliminary investigation determined that the victim was with seven other men when one of them accidentally shot him.

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