Priest in court  to answer  murder cover-up charges

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Prominent Catholic priest David Cosca will be in court on Tuesday, November 3  to face charges of an alleged cover-up of a bizarre murder in a Panama Hotel, with allegations during the trial of the man jailed for the killing, of sexual gatherings in a hotel room labeled “the office” by participants.

The will be before a judge of guarantees in one of the courtrooms located in Plaza Ágora.

In the intermediate hearing, the Public Ministry will have to present the elements of conviction, which will be the evidence to be presented in the oral trial.

The 70-year-old priest is investigated for event are related to the murder of Eduardo Calderón, on July 7, 2018 at the El Panama hotel, for which Hidadi Saavedra has already been sentenced, to 20 years in prison .

According to the inquiries of the Cosca Public Ministry, Cosca who was separated as a priest of the Catholic Church was the person who booked the hotel room the night the murder took place. He was well known to  hotel staff.