Walter Oyarce and the day that the hatred between the brave bars of Alianza Lima and Universitario stained Peruvian football with blood

Walter Oyarce was thrown from a box at the Monumental stadium. Photos: Andina/El Comercio

It was a classic day. University of Sports vs. Lima Alliance They faced each other once again at the Monumental de Ate stadium on September 24, 2011. That day would end in a bloodbath due to the murder of the blue and white fan, Walter Oyarce.

The industrial engineering student had attended a box at the sports complex. Everyone was cheering until the end of the match. Suddenly, several creamy barristas appeared at the scene: David Sánchez-Manrique Pancorvo, ‘Loco David’; José Luis Roque Alejos, ‘Cholo Payet’; Marco Antonio Chimoya Asenjo, ‘Chiclayan’; and Gian Carlo Díaz Maysa, ‘Ratón’, who threw the young man from box C-128 where he was with his friends.

Oyarce he had confronted the barristas to defend some children and muejtes who were being violently insulted by this faction.

The aliancista fan was lifted in weight and thrown from the box in the south zone into the void. The body remained lying on the ground for a minute until he was helped. He was transferred alive to a hospital, but his body could not take it and he lost his life.

the crime of Walter Oyarce manifested the violence of the brave bars in Peruvian society and, above all, the lack of security in Peruvian soccer stadiums.

Walter Oyarce Delgado fights, since the death of his son, for the eradication of the brave bars of Peruvian soccer. Photo: Andean
Walter Oyarce Delgado fights, since the death of his son, for the eradication of the brave bars of Peruvian soccer. Photo: Andean

Upon learning of the case that complemented all the front pages and police pages of Peruvian newspapers, Sanchez-Manrique he fled to Miami on September 27, 2011, then arrived in New York. The next day, he returned to Peru and was imprisoned.

For his part, the ‘Cholo Payet’ Y Richard Valverde Sifuentes, ‘Negro Ampilio’, another involved in the homicide were arrested by the National Police of Peru (PNP). They were taken to the Piedras Gordas and Castro Castro prisons, respectively.

The legal defense of ‘Crazy David’ asked that his sponsor not be involved in the murder of Walter Oyarce because he had not been the one who had pushed him and tried to blame Valverde Sifuentes.

The defendant’s attorney presented a version of the witness, Jamil Ghaliya, who confessed that no one had thrown the victim into the void. However, his ex-partner, Viviana Olcesetold the PNP that he would receive money to give a false testimony, which is why the versions of the “faceless witnesses” began.

Although the attorney for ‘Crazy David’ tried to delegitimize these facts, Oyarce’s father, Walter Oyarce Delgadowho played an important role for the memory of his son, defended these statements.

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‘Loco David’ and ‘Cholo Payet’ were accused of the murder of Walter Oyarce. Photo: Peru21

On April 10, 2013, the 48th Criminal Court of the Superior Court of Justice of Lima ordered that the five suspects in the murder would continue in prison for an additional 18 months.

A day later, the Prosecutor’s Office concluded that Sanchez-Manrique pushed to Walter Oyarce of the box from the south grandstand of the Monumental stadium with the help of the ‘Cholo Payet’. The magistrates had to rely on witnesses and expert reports because there was no video of the moment of the crime.

After 29 months, in March 2014, the Judiciary sentenced the ‘Crazy David’ and to ‘Cholo Payet’ to 35 years in prison for the crime of murder qualified by treacheryas well as by resistance to authority. In 2016, the Transitional Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court revoked said sentence and reduced his sentence to 25 years in effective prison, that is, 17 years in prison for simple homicide and eight years for riots.

For his part, since the death of his son, Walter Oyarce Delgado The objective was to stop the wave of violence that is experienced within the brave bars of Peruvian soccer, this in order that cases like those of his son are not repeated.

‘Loco David’ and ‘Loco Payet’ were sentenced for the crime of Walter Oyarce. Video: Latin

Walter Oyarce Delgado, father of the aliancista fan, remembers the memory of his son and fights to eradicate the brave fans from the stadiums. That 2011 was very complicated for his family, the joy of home was absent. He did not celebrate Christmas or New Year; and in the statements that he offers he expresses that he always cries for the young man.

Currently, he considers that in order to avoid more deaths from violence in football, he is making the leaders of these fans public so that the PNP can identify them.

“The community of bar is very powerful, they are a group of young people that, in reality, the bar ends up being their substitute home. If the bar is well run, this surrogate family will help him get ahead, but if it is poorly run, it will exacerbate the problems that many young people have, ”he told Exitosa.

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Walter Oyarce and the day that the hatred between the brave bars of Alianza Lima and Universitario stained Peruvian football with blood