Home » Who Was Keishla Rodríguez? Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Boxer Felix Verdejo Girlfriend, Found Dead, Investigation

Who Was Keishla Rodríguez? Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Boxer Felix Verdejo Girlfriend, Found Dead, Investigation

Keishla Rodríguez
Keishla Rodríguez

Keishla Rodríguez Biography, Wiki

Keishla Rodríguez was the girlfriend of Boxer Félix Verdejo, Félix Verdejo turned himself into federal authorities in Puerto Rico on Sunday to face charges in the disappearance and death of his pregnant girlfriend, officials said.

The Institute of Forensic Science in Puerto Rico said that Ortiz had to be identified through dental records.

Born on November 6 1993 in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, her full name was Keishla Marlen Rodríguez Ortiz, according to a missing person report issued by the U.S. territory’s authorities. She worked at an animal grooming business.

Age

Keishla Rodríguez has died at the age of 27-years-old.

Boxer Felix Verdejo Girlfriend

Boxer Félix Verdejo turned himself into federal authorities in Puerto Rico on Sunday to face charges in the disappearance and death of his 27-year-old pregnant girlfriend, officials said.

Verdejo, 27, is accused of abducting Keishla Rodríguez and killing her by throwing her off a bridge in San Juan around 8:30 a.m. Thursday, according to a criminal complaint filed by the FBI.

Authorities allege that Verdejo injected his lover with a syringe containing an unidentified substance — before binding her arms and feet with wire and tying a heavy block to her.

The fighter allegedly shot at Rodríguez’s body in the water as he stood on the bridge.

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An FBI spokeswoman told the Associated Press that charges against Verdejo were being filed and would soon be announced.

The boxer and his attorneys previously declined comment.

Verdejo is married but had known Rodríguez since middle school and kept in touch with her, according to the woman’s family.

Keila Ortiz, the victim’s mother, has said her daughter was pregnant with Verdejo’s child.

She said Verdejo had told her daughter not to have the baby, mentioning his career and family.

Rodríguez apparently called her mom before she vanished Thursday and said Verdejo was going to her house to see the results of a pregnancy test.

“I told her, ‘Be careful,’ because he had already threatened her,″ Ortiz said.

Found Dead

Before her death, Keishla Rodríguez Ortiz told her mother she had been threatened by the boxer Félix Verdejo, who has now been charged with her killing.

On Sunday, Verdejo handed himself into the Puerto Rico authorities who have charged him with the kidnapping and death of Rodríguez, 27. She was pregnant and her body was found in a lagoon near San Juan on Saturday after she was reported missing for two days.

Verdejo is accused of abducting Rodríguez, punching her in the face, and using a syringe to inject her with an unidentified substance, the Associated Press reported.

The criminal complaint said that Verdejo had bound her hands and feet with wire, tied her to a heavy block, and threw her over a bridge into the lagoon at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday and that he had fired multiple shots at her body.

Witness

A witness not identified helped Verdejo kidnap and kill Rodríguez, the complaint added.  A witness who wasn’t identified in the complaint is said to have helped Verdejo kidnap and kill Rodríguez. Her body was found in a lagoon in the US territory’s capital Saturday, a few days after she was reported missing. She was identified earlier Sunday using dental records, according to Puerto Rico’s Institute of Forensic Science. Verdejo — a lightweight contender who represented Puerto Rico at the 2012 Olympic games — was first brought in for questioning by local police Friday as “a person of interest” in Rodríguez’s disappearance.

Boxer Felix Verdejo Accused & Charged

Boxer Félix Verdejo turned himself into federal authorities in Puerto Rico on Sunday to face charges in the disappearance and death of his 27-year-old pregnant girlfriend, officials said.

Verdejo, 27, is accused of abducting Keishla Rodríguez and killing her by throwing her off a bridge in San Juan around 8:30 a.m. Thursday, according to a criminal complaint filed by the FBI.

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