Sunday 29 November, 2020

Police suspect Venezuelan woman was strangled

Pictured: Joanna Diaz.

Pictured: Joanna Diaz.

Police suspect that 33-year-old Joanna Diaz was strangled to death.

Diaz, a Venezuelan national, was found dead Saturday afternoon.

A 35-year-old man, who is an electrician by trade, is currently in custody aiding police with their inquiries.

The woman's body was found in a cesspit at a house along Santa Clara Road, Preysal.

However, it was in an advanced state of decomposition.

An autopsy was ordered to confirm the cause of death.

Diaz, 33, was last seen at her Buen Intento, Princes Town home on August 28.

She told relatives she was going to pick up an item from the 35-year-old’s home and return home.

She never did.

She was reported missing on September 4.

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