42 Days of Darkness Ending, Explained: Who Killed Veronica? Why?

DirectedBy Gaspar Antillo Claudia Huaiquimilla, Netflix’s thriller series ‘42 Days of Darkness’ centers around the disappearance of Verónica MontesThe woman who vanishes from the wealthy house where she lives Altos del Lago condominium. Verónica’s sister CeciliaA lawyer named Victor PizarroLet’s work together to unravel the mystery surrounding the disappearance. TheirThey are unable to find the truth and have to be questioned in their efforts to do so. Verónica’s husband Mario Medina of being involved in his wife’s fate. The ChileanSeries ends with shocking developments MarioThe investigation. IfIf you’re looking for a more in-depth look at the subject, you have come to the right place. SPOILERS BEFORE.

42 Days of Darkness Recap

‘42 Days of Darkness’ begins with Verónica helping Karen EmiliaHer two daughters, Emily and Grace, get ready for school with her husband Mario. AfterThe three ofThey have all left. Verónica receives an unknown visitor. MarioUnknown man and woman call him, claiming that they have kidnapped his wife. AfterThe class KarenShe arrives home to discover that her mother is gone. KarenShe calls her father to tell him of Verónica’s disappearance and he informs the police about the same. TheyStart their search for the missing. Meanwhile, Víctor PizarroStarts to investigate the disappearance of Verónica with Nora Braulio.

42 Days of Darkness Ending, Explained: Who Killed Veronica? Why?
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PizarroHis team and he consider many theories regarding Verónica’s disappearance, including running away with a possible lover, the woman staging her own vanishing, or MarioBeing involved in the same. When the lawyer realizes that the police investigation isn’t going in the right direction, he offers the department his service, only to get dismissed by an official. He meets CeciliaOffers to represent the Montes family. NoraGoes through Mario’s call log and finds out that he didn’t even call his wife’s phone once after knowing about her disappearance. His hesitation to provide DNA and blood samples to the police further increase the lawyer’s doubts.

When MarioRealizes that CeciliaSuspecting him, he tells the police that he is the sister-in-law of the woman who called him about the kidnap. ThePolice are looking for assistance ofA psychologist is available to give you an opinion Mario. TheAfter noticing that the husband uses past tense when talking about his missing wife, the psychologist asks the investigator to keep an ear on him. MeantimeTo find any missing materials, police officers bring in police dogs. MarioAfter knowing that the dogs work efficiently, one can get agitated. TheNext day, he calls police and informs them he found Verónica’s dead body in the attic ofTheir house.

TheAutopsy indicates that Verónica’s death is a suicide. Years later, PizarroIt works! CeciliaTo perform another forensic investigation ofThe body. TheAuthorities exhume the body. The analysis suggests that the cause is unknown. of Verónica’s death can be the use ofToxic substance StillThe investigation is now over. PizarroObsessed by the case, it is difficult for her to move on with her investigation. MoreYears later, he finally meets one. ofHis former clients helped him identify the man in this police sketch. Jaime Ñunez JaraWho called you? MarioThe day Verónica disappeared.

WithThe help of Pizarro, (*42*) arrests JaimeThe killer confessed to his crime Verónica on behalf of MarioFor a settlement of 5 million pesos. MarioSuspected arrest ofHiring JaimeTo kill his wife. Although JaimeThe prosecution demands evidence to connect him with the other side, even if he confesses. MarioTo convict them.

42 Days of Darkness Ending: Did Mario Hire Jaime? Are Mario Jaime Guilty of Killing Veronica?

AsAs far as Pizarro CeciliaAre you concerned? Jaime’s confession confirms their theory that Marioin some way involved in the crime. However, their satisfaction doesn’t last long as the prosecution demands more evidence to prove that the deceased’s husband had paid JaimeTo kill her. Pizarro’s entire case was based on the potential testimony of RobertoHe had presumably seen JaimeCalling Mario from the internet café. RobertoHowever, they are not open to helping PizarroSince he isn’t sure about identifying JaimeAfter five long, hard years, the caller. Roberto doesn’t wish to play with the fate ofA person who has not been convicted of an absolute crime, leaving PizarroWith nothing to lose Mario.

42 Days of Darkness Ending, Explained: Who Killed Veronica? Why?

SinceThe prosecution has failed to present any evidence that would support this assertion MarioIndeed, it was paid JaimeThe court begins to lean towards the spouse. In addition, JaimeHe decides not to testify in court and confesses. ofGetting hired by MarioAs evidence, it is invalid Without Jaime’s confession, the prosecution’s case against MarioHe is acquitted after he falls. MarioHe is able to walk away from the courtroom as the defense wins his case. Jaime’s case gets considered as a robbery with homicide and he gets sentenced as the sole murderer of Verónica.

SinceThe theory that MarioHire Jaime is just based on the latter’s words, even Pizarro doesn’t get completely convinced ofThe same. TheDates JaimeHad money with him before Verónica’s disappearance and subsequent death, which challenges the believability ofHis confession. Furthermore, there isn’t any evidence of MarioTransferring or handing over a sum ofHe owes 2 million, which complicates the matter. UltimatelyThe judiciary requires evidence to support a theory as a fact. ofThe judiciary MarioThe same goes for hiring. Jaime nor he had any part to play in his wife’s death.

Why Doesn’t Jaime Testify Against Mario?

EvenWhen PizarroInsufficient evidence to support the charges MarioHe still believes his case will be heard by the court. Jaime’s confession and testimony. Astounding him, JaimeHe chooses not to testify, making his confession invalid. PizarroBelieves that Mariogave JaimeThere was enough money to allow him to leave the trial. SinceHe has a daughter who lives by herself. The lawyer believes he must have made an agreement with her. Marioor his lawyer for the sake ofHis child. AsThe sole breadwinner ofThe only family that consists of him, his daughter, and his wife. JaimeShe may have believed her life was too precious to be able to testify.

Whether JaimeHe is a testimate, or not. But he knows that the only path ahead is the one. ofHe is the one who will take you to prison PizarroThis is what I think JaimeHe may have thought that not testifying was more beneficial to him and his daughter. As someone whose sole concern always has been survival, it isn’t a surprise that JaimeVielleicht, he chose silence over justice. Although PizarroNever forget that MarioIs innocent Verónica’s daughters Karen EmiliaThis is what you should believe JaimeThey chose not to testify, as their father has nothing to do.

Do Pizarro Joaco Reconnect? Why Are They GoingTo Santiago?

Pizarro’s commitment to serving the people around him and his obsession to see justice prevailing in his society harms his relationship with his son Joaco severely. AsA father who has never been there for his child, and the son eventually separates from him emotionally.  AfterThe trial of Mario JaimeThe lawyer realizes that his son needs a better father. HeHe spends time with him and they even go camping together. Verónica’s death the subsequent investigations harm the vulnerable bond Pizarro and JoacoShare and the lawyer amends the same to be with his child.

42 Days of Darkness Ending, Explained: Who Killed Veronica? Why?
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While camping, PizarroIt is possible to JoacoThey should live in Santiago to fulfill the latter’s dream. JoacoHas always dreamt ofLiving in the capital of ChileThere are many possibilities. HeHas longing for freedom from the limitations of Southern ChileSpread his wings. PizarroAs an affectionate father, he agrees that he will help him realize his dream by moving to the City. HoweverHis decision might not be to make his son happy. AfterInforming his decision Joaco, PizarroHe pulls out a newspaper from his pocket to examine a report about a young lady who has been missing three days.

The missing woman’s case must have happened in Santiago Pizarro’s motivation to leave for the capital city can be his willingness to become the lawyer of the woman’s family. After losing Mario’s trial, PizarroTo convince himself that justice can prevail, he must win. SoThere is a chance that he will. SantiagoTo support the family. ItIt’s almost impossible PizarroNot to commit himself for the sake of others of justice and the missing woman’s case can be the next chapter in his life. If that’s the case, his reviving relationship with Joaco may get affected.

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