CORAL GABLES (LALATE) – Sergio Rodriguez Jaramillo has been murdered in Medellin. Sergio Rodriguez Jaramillo, a Colombian sports official, was murdered during a shooting Friday as he traveled by car.
Sergio Rodriguez Jaramillo was instrumental in the Pan American Games in Havana in 1991, and in Beijing in 2008. He was also president of the Pan American Squash Federation.
Local news says that Rodriguez Jaramillo was traveling in a car with a guide when he was ambushed and murdered Friday. He was immediately rushed to Medellin General Hospital where he later died. The shooting occurred at 7 pm local time last night.
Secretary of Government of Medellín, Juan Felipe Palau Angel, issued a news statement Saturday indicating that Jaramillo “was killed a good person, very special and highly appreciated in the Municipal administration and business and sports areas.”
No arrests have been made.