Carlos Escarrá

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Carlos Escarrá
Attorney General of Venezuela
In office
30 August 2011 – 25 January 2012
Preceded by Margarita Méndola
Succeeded by Cilia Flores
Deputy of the National Assembly
In office
5 January 2011 – 25 January 2012
Personal details
Born (1954-11-27)27 November 1954
Died 25 January 2012(2012-01-25) (aged 57)
Nationality Venezuelan
Political party Communist Party of Venezuela
Fifth Republic Movement
United Socialist Party of Venezuela
Occupation professor, lawyer

Carlos Escarrá (26 November 1954 – 25 January 2012) was a Venezuelan politician. He served as attorney general of Venezuela and a member of the National Assembly of Venezuela for Aragua State,[1][2] and was a member of the board of directors of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV). He was a constitutional lawyer and a former judge for the Supreme Court of Venezuela.[3] In August 2011, he was chosen as attorney general by lawmakers allied with President Hugo Chávez.

Escarrá died of a heart attack on January 25, 2012, and was replaced by Cilia Flores.[4]