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Missing Australian trainer poisoned, fed to crocodiles in Congo by ex-lover

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India Today Web Desk

The Australian music trainer who went lacking from Congo’s Brazzaville on October 26, final 12 months, was drugged and thrown right into a crocodile-infested water physique by his ex-lover.

Australian trainer Mark Ciavarella, 57, had moved to the African nation six years in the past. (Photo: Facebook)

By India Today Web Desk: An Australian music trainer, Mark Ciavarella, who went lacking from Congo’s Brazzaville on October 26, final 12 months, was drugged and thrown right into a crocodile-infested water physique by his ex-partner.

Mark Ciavarella, 57, from Leeton in New South Wales moved to the African nation six years in the past, working at first for the American International School instructing English and music after which switching to the French Consular School.

In the most recent heart-wrenching replace, Ciavarella’s former associate, Clement Bebeka, has allegedly confessed to police his involvement within the dying and why the Australian was killed, the Daily Telegraph reported.

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In the recorded confession that can be performed in court docket through the trials in March, Clement Bebeka mentioned he and one other man killed Ciavarella after he revealed he was returning to Australia.

“I came to Brazzaville to the apartment … and (saw him) with a friend, I didn’t know if they were together, but he said Mark was going to leave the country and leave us with nothing and said we needed something to benefit,” he allegedly mentioned.

“He said he had a solution. I asked, ‘what is it?’ He came back with a bottle of poison, Mr Mark went to pee in the shower and (the friend) poured the poison into a glass on the table and Mark came back and drank the poison. It happened in front of me.

“No, I didn’t intervene … (the friend) told me we needed to get his money and his bank cards. He didn’t have money on him but he did have it on his bank card.”

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Bebeka allegedly said Ciavarella drank the poison, fell asleep and “after 35 minutes or so he was dead”.

The two suspects then reportedly referred to as a driver who helped them eliminate the physique within the Congo River.

“The body was folded in a bed sheet … I then went to the police station to tell them Mark had disappeared,” Bebeka allegedly mentioned.

Back in Australia,Ciavarella’s devastated household are struggling to return to phrases together with his horrific dying.

“If it was a crash or illness, it would be easier to come to terms with, but the fact they killed him and fed him to crocodiles in the sea is killing us, it’s too painful to imagine his last moments, we are absolutely devastated,” Darren Ciavarella, Ciavarealla’s brother, instructed News Corp.

KIN RECEIVE STRANGE WHATSAPP MESSAGE

The deceased’s household obtained an odd message from Ciavarella’s WhatsApp account two weeks after he was reported lacking.

The message confirmed a brief clip of an African man’s foot earlier than the telephone turned uncontactable, leaving the household distressed.

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“We’re a little bit lost at the moment because we can’t get through on that phone. So they’ve obviously switched sim cards or something,” Darren Ciavarella instructed Sunrise on the time.

Darren mentioned his brother knew Brazzaville was a harmful spot however he was “very passionate” about instructing kids in Africa.

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Jan 24, 2023