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Thirteen killed in Guatemala prison riot: authorities - New Vision

Thirteen people were killed Monday in a prison riot in Guatemala, among them an ex-soldier imprisoned for killing a Roman Catholic bishop almost two decades ago, authorities said. "Among the dead is Mr (Byron) Lima," who was convicted for his role in ...and more »

A notorious Guatemalan prison 'king' was killed during a bloody riot - VICE News

A massive riot in a Guatemalan prison involving a grenade and multiple firearms has killed a notorious jail "king." It also killed his visiting Argentine girlfriend and 11 others. Byron Lima — a former army captain serving a 20-year sentence for ...and more »

'King' of Guatemala Inmates, Byron Lima is Killed in Prison - Insightcrime.org

A former army captain who was convicted in the murder of a bishop and later became known as the “king” of Guatemala's infamous and dangerous prison system was killed in a surprise attack, authorities said. Byron Lima's death gives rise to a series of ...and more »

Byron Lima Oliva, Bishop's Killer, Dies in Attack at Guatemala Prison - New York Times

MEXICO CITY — Convicted of killing a bishop who had cataloged human rights crimes during Guatemala's long civil war, Byron Lima Oliva, an army captain, went to prison and, prosecutors said, built a powerful criminal operation from behind bars. Yet it ...and more »

Ex-soldier who killed Guatemalan bishop dies in prison riot - The San Diego Union-Tribune

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A former army officer serving a prison sentence for the 1998 slaying of a Roman Catholic bishop died in a jail riot Monday that killed a dozen inmates and a female visitor, Guatemalan authorities said. Byron Lima was convicted of ...and more »

Stunning model killed on visit to Guatemala prison during riot in which four people BEHEADED - The Sun

A STUNNING model who died during a jail riot in Guatemala that claimed the lives of a dozen inmates has been named as Joanna Birriel. The 24-year-old brunette was visiting prison kingpin and former army officer Bryon Lima when she was caught up in the ...and more »

Gorgeous model caught up in jail riots dies - Daily Star

The 24-year-old brunette was visiting former army officer Bryon Lima when she was caught up in the gang violence in Guatemala. The riot began when a fellow inmate threw a hand grenade at Lima – imprisoned for the murder of a bishop bludgeoned to ...and more »

Guatemalan general convicted of killing Catholic bishop shot dead in prison riot - UPI.com

GUATEMALA CITY, July 19 (UPI) -- Guatemalan Col. Byron Lima Estrada, once sentenced to 30 years for killing Catholic Bishop Juan Jose Gerardi, died Monday during a prison riot. Lima Estrada and his son, Capt. Byron Lima Oliva, had their 30-year ...and more »

Argentinian model who was visiting Guatemalan jail is among 13 dead in riot in which four were decapitated after ... - Daily Mail

A stunning model was one of 13 people killed in a Guatemalan prison riot in which four people were decapitated. The free-for-all claimed the life of Argentinian beauty Joanna Birriel, 24, as well as the Pavon jail in Guatemala City's most influential ...and more »

Guatemala's Most Powerful Inmate Killed in Prison Riot - teleSUR English

Lima's wife also allegedly died in the prison while visiting her husband, as well as a journalist who was about to interview the former captain. A former captain of the Guatemalan Army, Byron Lima, was killed in prison Monday while serving a 20-year ...and more »