Case of missing Ciro Castillo to be closed next week


Ciro Castillo Rojo. (Photo: Living in Peru archive)

The Public Ministry of Arequipa will ​​next week close the case on the disappearance of Ciro Castillo Rojo, who has been missing for more than 80 days in the Colca Valley.

The chairman of the board in Arequipa, Jesús Fernández, said investigations would continue to exhaust all possibilities.

Official sources revealed that the case will be closed because so far no evidence of crime has surfaced during the investigation nor through psychological tests.

However, it was ruled that the case may be reopened later for further investigations, should new evidence or information become available.