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Boxer Félix Verdejo indicted for murder of pregnant lover Keishla Rodríguez

The Puerto Rican boxer accused within the horrific slaying of his pregnant lover was indicted by a federal grand jury for the killing this week — and should now face the dying penalty.

Félix Verdejo is accused finishing up the brutal and calculated murder of 27-year-old Keishla Rodríguez, in response to a grievance filed by the FBI within the US territory.

Within the sadistic slaying, Verdejo allegedly punched Rodriguez within the face, injected her with an unknown liquid and tied her toes and arms to a block final week, in response to the feds.

The previous Olympic boxer then allegedly tossed her off a bridge and fired photographs from a gun into the water the place she was submerged.

Flowers, balloons and a poster with the Spanish word for "justice" is part of a growing makeshift memorial for Keishla Rodriguez.
Flowers, balloons and a poster with the Spanish phrase for “justice” are components of a rising makeshift memorial for Keishla Rodriguez.
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Verdejo turned himself in to police final Sunday and is being held with out bail. He was hit with a bunch of fees, together with kidnapping and carjacking leading to dying and with deliberately killing an unborn youngster.

The boxer, who’s married and has a younger daughter, might face the dying penalty if convicted.

Keishla Rodríguez's body was found on May 1, 2021.
Keishla Rodríguez’s physique was discovered on Could 1, 2021.
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“What I would like is justice for Keishla,” the sufferer’s mom, Keila Ortiz, mentioned at a press convention Thursday, in response to the Related Press. “We’re going by means of a ache that Tony and I by no means imagined.”

Bereliz Nichole (C), sister of late Keishla Rodriguez,  takes part in a protest following her sister's death in San Juan, Puerto Rico on May 2, 2021.
Bereliz Nichole (heart), sister of late Keishla Rodriguez, takes half in a protest following her sister’s dying in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Could 2, 2021.
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Her father added that regardless of the brutal nature of the crime, he doesn’t assist in search of the dying penalty.

Fencing surrounds the Metropolitan Detention Center in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico where Puerto Rican Boxer, Felix Verdejo remains in federal prison without bond after a hearing on May 3, 2021.
Fencing surrounds the Metropolitan Detention Middle in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, the place boxer Felix Verdejo stays in federal jail with out bond after a listening to on Could 3, 2021.
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“That doesn’t remedy something for me. What’s performed is finished,” he mentioned this week, in response to the AP. “Let him bear in mind on daily basis who my daughter was.”

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The dad and mom of Keishla Rodriguez, Keila Ortiz (L) and Jose Rodriguez (R) converse throughout an impromptu press convention in the course of the wake of their daughter on the Ehret Funeral Residence in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Could 6, 2021.

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A memorial devoted to Keishla Rodriguez is seen on the entrance of her residence on the housing venture the place she lived in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Could 6, 2021.

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