Former Olympic boxer Felix Verdejo faces charges for kidnapping, killing woman, unborn child in Puerto Rico

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A former Olympic lightweight boxer in Felix Verdejo found himself on the headlines as he is facing federal charges for the death of a 27-year-old woman...
A former Olympic lightweight boxer in Felix Verdejo found himself on the headlines for shocking reasons. Verdejo is facing federal charges for the death of a 27-year-old woman named Keishla Rodriguez. After going missing for a couple of days, the body of the pregnant woman was reportedly found lifeless in a lagoon in Puerto Rico, per ESPN.

According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, the former boxer was charged with kidnapping and carjacking resulting in death and intentionally killing an unborn child due to the incident. With the search warrant filed against him, Vermejo decided to turn himself to the hands of the federal agents on Sunday night.

A criminal complaint detailed the occurrences as it accused Felix Verdejo of punching the victim in the face and injecting her with a syringe filled…
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