Nesly Monterroso: Missing rapper, 27, found dead inside barrel hidden in abandoned car trunk
GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA: A hip-hop artist, who was allegedly missing for three days was found dead in a barrel hidden in the boot of an abandoned car. Nesly Monterroso, a 27-year-old rapper who went missing after she left her office in Guatemala City was discovered dead on Monday, December 5. According to the National Institute of Forensic Sciences, the young woman was killed by a strong blow to the head. The musician was found inside a barrel tied with rope, officials with the Public Prosecutor's Office for Crimes against Life and Integrity of Persons stated.
The National Civil Police officers arrived on the scene after residents reported the suspicious-looking vehicle. Police have launched a murder investigation after her body was found in an unregistered car. There is no clear motive for Monterroso's suspected murder, and the police have not yet announced the investigation's direction.
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Many residents from Guatemala took to social media and claimed that the woman's body had many signs extreme violence. Additionally, they claimed the barrel was filled with liquid, as per The Sun. However, these details have yet to be confirmed by the authorities. As of now, the investigation into Monterroso's death is ongoing.
MEAWW reported another such incident, John Wayne Potter, a Massachusetts man who went missing for a few days was found dead in a freezer of a Lowell home. According to authorities, he was attacked and restrained by his roommates before he died. The Middlesex County District Attorney's Office arrested Michael Burke, 38, and Samantha Perry, 38, of Lowell, who have been charged with kidnapping in connection with the death of a 37-year-old man and have been accused of holding him against his will inside their home on Coburn Street. As per court documents obtained by Boston 25, Burke and Perry claim that Potter was strangled by an unidentified third person who was holding them at gunpoint on November 23.
As per the court documents obtained by WCVB, "(Perry and Burke) forced (the victim) into a wooden chair and then bound him, binding his arms, body, and mouth with wire, a green rope, an orange tie down strap and gray duct tape." In addition, Burke and Perry allege that a third individual used the rope to strangle Potter, who was taken to the basement freezer, where he remained for a week.