Callum and Jake Robinson: Girlfriend’s accused killer flips to become star witness in murder of brothers

Troy de Ruyter
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The girlfriend of one of the accused killers of Perth brothers Callum and Jake Robinson has flipped to become the star witness in the case.

Ari Gisel García Cota was arrested with boyfriend Jesús Gerardo Garcia Cota and his brother Cristian Alejandro Garcia after the bodies of the brothers and theur American friend Jack Rhoad were found in the Baja California region near Ensanada on Sunday.

It is alleged Callum, 33, Jake, 30, and Mr Rhoad, 30, were killed in a bungled robbery while they were camping at San Miguel beach after thieves tried to the tyres from their ute.

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Each had a gunshot to the head and were found stuffed down a 15m well nearby.

In a surprising twist, it was revealed in a Mexican court overnight that the girlfriend was now the key witness in the case.

“She has flipped on the ringleader and the evidence she’s provided to the prosecution will lead this case going forward,” Nine News correspondent Alison Piotrowski, who was in the courtroom, told 2GB’s Ben Fordham on Thursday.

Ari Gisel García Cota, 23, has also been charged over their deaths. Supplied
Ari Gisel García Cota, 23, has also been charged over their deaths. Supplied Credit: Supplied

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