Cubs Prospect Josefrailin Alcántara Sought by Dominican Police After Reportedly Killing Friend
Well, this is pretty awful news. According to MLB Insider Héctor Gómez, Dominican National Police are searching for Cubs prospect Josefrailin Alcántara after he was accused of shooting Darwin Díaz Valerio to death this past Friday. The Cubs signed Alcántara as an international free agent in January 2022 with a $500,000 bonus, one of the largest in his class.
The Dominican National Police is looking for Cubs prospect Josefrailin Alcántara, accused of shooting Darwin Díaz Valerio to death last Friday.
The #Cubs signed Alcántara in January 2022 with a $500,000 bonus, the fourth-highest among the 30 international players the… pic.twitter.com/Rd2yUFoyBW
— Héctor Gómez (@hgomez27) May 24, 2023
This is just an awful situation and we’ll try to update it as we learn more.