Victor Cingolani was convicted of killing Edith Casas’ twin sister Johana two years ago, but that did not stop Edith, 22, from marrying Cingolani in a civil ceremony on Valentine’s Day, Yahoo News reported on Feb. 15. Edith has said she loves Victor Cingolani and wants to start a family with him. Casas believes Cingolani has been wrongly convicted and is innocent of the murder of her twin sister Johana Casas.
Victor Cingolani is serving a 13-year sentence for killing fashion model Johana Casas in 2010. Cingolani was given a day pass in order to marry Edith, and was escorted by prison guards and riot police. After the ceremony Cingolani was pelted with rocks and eggs.
Edith Casas from Pico Truncado, Argentina, and Victor Cingolani originally planned to marry in December 2012, but a judge blocked the wedding when the bride’s mother requested a psychiatric evaluation for Edith.
Eventually Judge Marcelina Orellana ruled that the nuptials could proceed, ruling that there was not any evidence that Edith suffered from any mental dysfunction.
The bride’s family said that Edith has committed a “terrible betrayal” and that “Johana is with God and Edith is with the Devil.” The Casas family fears that Cingolani will also murder Edith.
Victor Cingolani maintains that he is innocent and is appealing the ruling. Marco Diaz, also suspected in the murder of Argentine fashion model Johana Casas, will stand trial this summer.
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