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Puntarenas president gunned down
February 18th, 2009 7AM

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[COSTA RICA]
Adrian Castro, president of Costa Rican First Division club, was gunned down Tuesday by gunmen on a motorcycle while driving his car on the Interamericana Norte freeway.

Jorge Rojas, the director of Costa Rica's investigative department, said the killing may have been ordered to settle a dispute.

Castro had extensive sports and business interests. He was jailed on fraud charges in 2000.

Puntarenas was tied for first in its Torneo Clausura group.



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