Boxer Felix Verdejo turns self in after body of missing woman found

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A 27-year-old woman whose body was found in a lagoon was a companion of lightweight boxer Felix Verdejo, who turned himself in to federal agents on Sunday night.
A 27-year-old woman whose body was found in a lagoon in Puerto Rico was a companion of lightweight boxer Felix Verdejo, who turned himself in to federal agents on Sunday night, according to officials.

The body of Keishla Rodriguez was found a couple of days after she was reported missing. She was identified Sunday via dental records, Puerto Rico's Institute of Forensic Science said in a statement.

A criminal complaint filed by the FBI accuses Verdejo of punching Rodriguez in the face and injecting her with a syringe filled with an unidentified substance bought at a public housing complex. It alleges that 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.

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 and kill Rodriguez.

FBI spokeswoman Limary Cruz told The Associated Press that the federal agency…
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