The search device that tried to located in the Sierra de Urbasa still 7-year-old boy, Mateo Apestegui, and his father Txetxo Apestegui, a resident of Igúzquiza, The lifeless bodies of both men were found this Tuesday. The bodies have been transferred to Navarro Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciencesin Pamplona, to carry out the autopsies.
The Civil Guard of Navarre investigated the disappearance of the minor and his father after the mother, who resides in Estella-Lizarra and is separated from the child’s parentfiled a complaint this Monday for his disappearance with the Civil Guard after going to the school to pick up her son and being informed that he had not attended class.
A search device made up of members of the Civil Guard, Firefighters, Foral Police and Environmental Guard was deployed in the Sierra de Urbasa to try to locate the man and his son, as his van was found this Monday in the Pilate’s balcony, popular viewpoint and ravine of the aforementioned mountain range. This device has located this Tuesday the lifeless bodies of both.
From the helicopter
The corpses have been spotted early in the morning from the helicopter of the Civil Guard who joined the search this Tuesday morning, in which drones from the Foral Police and the Civil Guard itself have also intervened, as well as the GRT (Technical Rescue Group) of the Firefighters of Navarra and dogs specialized in tracking people. The two dead men found at the base of the ravineapproximately vertical to the place where the vehicle was parked.
Since it is a steep area with difficult access, the agents of the Mountain Rescue and Intervention Group (GREIM) from Navarra have accessed the area and have rescued the two lifeless bodies. Likewise, they have carried out the technical inspection of the place.
The investigators of the Armed Institute, who are in charge of clarifying the circumstances in which both deaths occurred, are considering all the hypotheses, including that it is a possible crime of vicarious violence.