By Associated Press
Published: 10:26 BST, 3 May 2021 | Updated: 10:26 BST, 3 May 2021
Puerto Rican boxer Felix Verdejo turned himself in to federal agents Sunday night just hours to face federal charges after authorities identified the body of a dead woman as his 27-year-old pregnant lover, officials said.
The U.S. Attorney's Office said late Sunday that Verdejo was being charged with kidnapping and carjacking resulting in death and with intentionally killing an unborn child.
A criminal complaint filed by the FBI accuses Verdejo of punching Keishla Rodriguez in the face and injecting her with a syringe filled with an unidentified substance bought at a public housing complex. It alleges he then bound her arms and feet with wire and tied a heavy block to her before throwing her off a bridge at 8:30 a.m. Thursday.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Keishla Marlen Rodríguez was reported missing by her family in Puerto Rico on Thursday
Puerto Rican boxer Felix Verdejo turned himself in to federal agents Sunday night
The family of missing 27-year-old Rodríguez confirmed that the Kia Forte belongs to her
The complaint states that Verdejo then shot at Rodriguez's body as he stood on the bridge.
The complaint says a witness it did not identify helped Verdejo kidnap