Businessman who was found dismembered in suitcase received threatening messages before his death
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The businessman who was found dismembered in a suitcase received threatening messages before his death, it has emerged.
A 41-year-old businessman whose dismembered remains were found in a suitcase left a strange message to his mum before he died, and recent reports have found that he himself was also left an array of alarming messages.
The remains of millionaire, Fernando Pérez Algaba, were discovered by a stream in the town of Ingeniero Budge, Buenos Aires Province, on Sunday (23 July), after he went missing while visiting Argentina from his home in Barcelona, Spain.
While an autopsy revealed Algaba, who made his money renting out luxury vehicles and selling cryptocurrency, had been shot three times before being dismembered - the exact motive behind the gruesome murder still remains unclear.
However, some extremely haunting messages have since been found which could help paint a better picture of events.
"I’m going to kill you, I’m going to do something worse to you," a man said in a voice message to Fernando Pérez Algaba.
He continued to threaten: "I’m going to gouge out your eyes and cut off your hands so that you can’t have any more money in your life."
"I swear on my children that I have no problem going to jail," said the man, who has been only identified by his surname, Iglesias, by Argentinian news outlet Télam.
In other messages, which have since been reviewed by the police, Iglesias warned Algaba they would soon 'see each other face to face'.
He also dubbed Algaba as 'not good people because you ruined my son' who allegedly had to medicate himself after being 'swindled' by him.
He also allegedly ran into some issues with a gang, which claimed he owed a staggering $40,000 on a loan as well as reportedly owing Iglesias’ son $70,000.
"You betrayed me, and you caught me. I have a poison with you that I hate you," Iglesias said in another message.
Another correspondence was from a man identified as Adrian Tese, who reportedly informed Algaba they had come across an issue because Algaba had told Tesei his money was 'here' but then failed to actually deliver it to him.
"I’m not threatening you," Tesei claimed. "I’m telling you that I’m going to rip off your head. The money is mine, and you don’t play with mine."
Local authorities were first made aware of Algaba's remains after children discovered a red suitcase by the river, inside which Algaba's legs and forearm were found.
Police then went on to discover another whole arm in the stream before finding the missing head and torso a few days later.