Local April 5, 2016 | 12:52 pm

Police arrest man charged with Taiwan diplomat’s murder in 2012

Santo Domingo.- The policeon Tuesday announced the arrest of a 52 year old man charged with the in April2012, murder of Taiwan diplomat Met-Chen Ou (Julia Ou), 52, in a building on BolivarAv., in the capital.

Julio Cesar Muñoz was arrested during a raid in the Villas Agricolas sector ofthe National District. The police said Muñoz is one of three men who allegedlyraped and strangled Ou, as certified by a DNA test of his semen.

Police Criminal Investigations director Ney Aldrin Bautista said they’re workingto identify other possible participants.

The official said Muñoz was a part-time painter at the building where theTaiwanese diplomat lived, adding that he was incriminated when he failed a polygraphtest.

In a press conference at National Police headquarters, Taiwan Embassy chief ofstaff Thomas Cheng thanked the Dominican authorities for having solved thecrime.

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