Four children, two of them 3 years old, one of 2 and a 10-month-old baby, died yesterday from a fire that occurred at 23:30 pm in their residence located in Los Vergeles, in the North of the city of Guayaquil.
Several residents of the sector indicated that moments before to start the fire, they heard the passage of a motorcycle, which apparently threw an artifact to the House where the minors were.
The chief of the Fire Brigade of Guayaquil, Carlos Alberto Vallarino, indicated that the causes of the fire are still unknown, and it must be investigated by the Crime Squad of the Police Department.
Prosecutor Víctor Altamirano, who went to the place to make the removals of the bodies, points out that it is not discarded nor affirmed that was an attack in order to not obstruct investigations, because of several versions of the fact.
Later, the police arrested three subjects identified with the alias of Tito, Ronny and Caraballo, who had allegedly threatened the mothers of minors, although it did not specify the reasons.
The Prosecutor’s Office dictated the preventive detention of the suspects.