Colombi remained in pretrial detention at year's end.At a march to protest Bonefoi's death hours after the shooting, police shot and killed teenagers Nicolas Carrasco and Sergio Cardenas.On December 22, Videla was sentenced to life imprisonment for the torture and murder of the 31 prisoners.There were no developments in the investigation of Ernesto Barreiro, who remained in pretrial detention for human rights abuses he allegedly committed while serving as army officer and chief interrogator at the La Perla clandestine torture center during the military dictatorship.Security forces reported to civilian authorities, but occasionally acted independently of civilian control.
Arbitrary or Unlawful Deprivation of Life The government or its agents did not commit any politically motivated killings; however, there were reports of deaths as a result of police using unwarranted or excessive force.
Of those charged, 422 remained in pretrial detention.
According to the Supreme Court's Office for Follow-up on Crimes Against Humanity, during the year the courts convicted 98 perpetrators of human rights abuses committed during the 1976-83 military dictatorship and continued trials that were suspended in 1989-90 when the government pardoned such perpetrators.
Fernández was charged with homicide qualified by abuse of authority, and Conde was charged as a participant in the crime.
Both remained in pretrial detention at year's end.