Pregnant US tourist beheaded in Puerto Rico

February 5th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS  

San Juan, Feb 5 (EFE) A six-month-pregnant US tourist was kidnapped and beheaded in Puerto Rico, EFE reported Thursday.According to the police report Wednesday, Sarah Kuszak, described as being in her mid-to-late 20s, was staying on a yacht anchored at Fajardo in the extreme northeast part of the island, and her headless body was found in a pasture in the nearby municipality of Ceiba.

Police received a telephone call Wednesday morning from a friend of the victim, Deborah Colon, who reported that Kuazak had contacted her from the interior of an automobile trunk using her cellphone to tell her that she had been kidnapped.

Less than an hour later, the woman’s body was found and, nearby, police arrested Eliezer Marquez Navedo, who was driving a vehicle matching the description of the automobile Kuszak had described to her friend.

Inside the vehicle that Marquez Navedo was driving police found “the head and the cellphone of the young woman,” the police report said.

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