NEW YORK. The Dominican 24-year-old Ángel Esteban Félix Rodríguez strangled his wife, Indira Ramírez Rivera, of 21 in the apartment they shared in the Bronx, because she refused to open the door and let him out. night, research sources told local media.
Felix Rodriguez, who after strangle the girl, surrendered in the barracks 48, giving the keys to the apartment to the police and telling them that the body of Indira, was in the basement.
When the agents and paramedics arrived on the scene, they found the victim with multiple traumas, among which, he had one in his neck, which is why investigators believe that Felix Rodríguez suffocated her.
She had returned from the Dominican Republic days before being killed, where she went to undergo plastic surgery.
The man was formally charged Thursday on murder charges and taken from barracks 48 to the Bronx Criminal Court, where he was expected to be prosecuted.
Neighbors said that the couple’s relationship was unstable, with ups and downs and that at the time of strangling, some heard screams from both, but more from the woman.
In the barracks, Felix Rodriguez, spoke with the police through a Spanish interpreter who accompanied him, arriving at 6:00 in the afternoon of Wednesday and admitted to the officers that he killed Indira two days before.
Rodriguez said he handed over the keys to his apartment to the police, who went to the basement apartment on Nelson Avenue and 174th Street in the Bronx, and found his body lifeless in a bedroom.
Rivera was found strangled face up in a bed, the sources said.
Surprised neighbors said Thursday that Rivera had moved out of the apartment in the past before returning to the killer’s side.
A neighbor said that she heard one of the paramedics say that it seemed that at the scene of the crime, “the devil had been.”