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Suspect detained in motel death of Chetumal woman

Chetumal, Q.R. — A suspect has been taken into custody in the weekend death of a Chetumal woman. Late Monday, the FGE of Quintana Roo reported on the arrest of Ezequiel “N”. Investigative Police took him into custody on an outstanding arrest warrant for the July murder of a Chetumal woman.

On July 29, a woman was found dead inside a Chetumal motel room by staff. According to local media, her former boyfriend was a suspect. Authorities have not confirmed if Ezequiel “N” is her former boyfriend.

In their statement, they reported that “on July 29 of this year, the defendant arrived with the victim at a motel located on Bahía Boulevard in Chetumal whom he subdued using force and physical violence that caused her death. He later left the scene.”

Motel staff confirmed that the man and woman arrived together but that the man left first. The pair had rented the room for one hour. When that hour was up, motel staff went to the room where they found the dead woman.