Mark Torre Jr. may not have to pay the restitution being requested of him in civil court for the wrongful death of fellow GPD officer Bert Piolo.
Guam – As you may recall, the family of slain officer Elbert Piolo had sought restitution in trial court initially requesting $1 million, however, Judge Michael Bordallo only ordered Torre to pay $4,960.
The family of Bert Piolo then took their claim for restitution to civil court in November 2017 suing Mark Torre Jr. for wrongful death.
In court today, Torre’s attorney Anita Arriola filed a motion to dismiss the civil suit on the basis that it was not filed in the time period required. According to the statute of limitations a wrongful death lawsuit must be filed within two years.
The next hearing is scheduled for February 28th.