Larry McCartney Wiki, Larry McCartney Biography
Larry Robert McCartney is the American veteran accused of murdering two young women in Nicaragua. Police say McCartney shot and killed his wife, Guadalupe del Carmen García Alemán, and her friend, Marta Lorena López Centeno, on March 2, 2020.
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Local media reported McCartney and García Alemán had been in a relationship for about six years and had two children together. McCartney’s Facebook page includes multiple pictures of children he identified as his own, but he did not name the children’s mother in the posts.
Larry Robert McCartney has been living in Nicaragua for at least a decade, based on a search of online records. He has at least one older daughter who, based on Facebook posts, has a Nicaraguan mother. He posted on social media that his daughter, Gabriela McCartney, is 13 years old.
Larry Robert McCartney previously served in the United States Marine Corps, according to his Facebook and LinkedIn pages. He listed Anderson, Indiana as his hometown. He noted on the LinkedIn page that he worked “in Intel Investigation around the [sic] Central America.”
According to a search of online records, McCartney struggled with financial issues when he was living in Indiana. A federal tax lien was placed on his home in 1993. Based on records, he owed the IRS between $9,000 and $20,000.
Police have not publicly speculated about a possible motive. Local media report McCartney was arrested in the city of Managua, located about 25 miles away from Granada.
The Nicaraguan National Police explained in a news release that two young women, between the ages of 21 and 25, were shot along a public road in the Posintepe neighborhood of Granada. The crime was reported around 5:30 p.m. on March 2, 2020. News outlet TN8 shared photos from the scene.
Local news outlets identified the two women as Guadalupe del Carmen García Alemán and Marta Lorena López Centeno. La Prensa, a local newspaper, reported the victims were found lying in a ravine along a bridge.
According to Tu Neuva Radio Ya, Guadalupe was pronounced dead at the scene. Witnesses, who located the two women, rushed Marta to a local hospital where she later died.
Police explained the cause of death for both women was a hypovolemic shock from the gunshot wounds, which means they both bled to death.
In the initial news release, officials identified Larry Robert McCartney as the main suspect. Police said McCartney was accused of shooting both of the women before fleeing the scene. He was later arrested in Managua.
Larry Robert McCartney Facebook
Larry Robert McCartney posted on his Facebook page that he had gotten married in November 2019. Guadalupe García Alemán was not tagged in any of the pictures he posted on social media. But in one photo shared on November 14, 2019, a friend commented, “Beauty and the Beast LOL not really y’all both look great congratulations.”