Authorities say a Puerto Rican police officer recognized because the suspect within the ugly slaying of an aged couple that shocked the U.S. territory has killed himself
ByThe Related Press
October 30, 2023, 11:30 AM
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Puerto Rican police officer recognized because the suspect within the ugly slaying of an aged couple that shocked the U.S. territory killed himself early Monday, authorities stated.
José Miguel Centeno Sánchez labored at a police station within the northwest city of Aguadilla and had been employed by the couple as a handyman, Police Commissioner Antonio López stated in a information convention.
López stated Centeno died by suicide round daybreak on Monday when officers arrived at his house to serve a search warrant.
“For us, Centeno Sánchez was by no means an actual police officer, and doesn’t signify any of our greater than 11,000 law enforcement officials dedicated to defending the life and property of our residents,” López stated.
The couple slain earlier this month within the northwest coastal city of Isabela was recognized as Idelfonso Janeiro Rodríguez, 83, and Angélica Adorno Cruzado, 77. Authorities stated they have been sure, gagged and shot within the head, including that they suspected theft because the motive.
Not less than 386 individuals have been reported killed to this point this 12 months within the U.S. territory of three.2 million individuals, in contrast with 477 reported slain final 12 months in the identical time interval.