The Puerto Rican boxer Felix “The Diamond” Verdejo He turned himself in to federal authorities in Puerto Rico on Sunday after his name was linked to the alleged murder of a 27-year-old woman on the island.
Keishla Marlen Rodríguez Ortiz She was found dead on Saturday in the San José lagoon, in the capital San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Institute of Forensic Sciences confirmed the identity on Sunday morning.
Verdejo will be booked tonight in the FBI pic.twitter.com/HSoO0tprb9
– Melissa Correa (@melissaivelise) May 3, 2021
Police seized during the early hours of Sunday the Puerto Rican’s vehicle, a Dodge Durango, which would have been captured by security cameras at the apparent crime scene.
His promoter company, Top Rank, said Saturday that it was “monitoring” the situation and that they were “disturbed” by the events.
The young woman’s family reiterated on Friday that Rodríguez Ortiz was pregnant with the fighter and that she had been in a relationship for about 11 years. Verdejo is married to Eliz Marie Santiago Sierra, who was also questioned by the Police.
Note in development.