(MENAFN- Newsroom Panama) Officials of the Metropolitan Homicide and Femicide Prosecutor's Office went to the Punta Coco maximum security prison home to 12 gangland leaders on Friday, September 17, to conduct a visual inspection at the Punta Coco prison an an attack suffered by Juan Antonio Ramírez (a.k.a. Pipo Cerezo) on September 16 during a fight he had with inmate Eduardo Macea (a.k.a. Marshall).
The investigation of this case is carried out ex officio and arises after the transfer to the Santo Tomás Hospital of Pipo Cerezo with fractures in both arms and head injuries.
According to preliminary investigations, Macea allegedly attacked Ramírez with a stick when they were in a common use area within the prison.
Sources linked to the investigation revealed that the incident occurred after Macea learned that Ramírez had allegedly ordered an attack on a member of his gang in the province of Colón.
After medical evaluation the condition of Ramírez was described as delicate due to the seriousness of the injuries.
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