TDoR list ref: tgeu/30-Sep-2020/Michellyn Ramos Vargas
Michellyn's body was found on a rural road early on Wednesday 30th September.
SAN GERMÁN - The Mayagüez CIC investigators were trying to find out if the transgender woman Michellyn Ramos Vargas, 35, whose body was found at dawn today in the Sabana Grande Abajo neighborhood was taken at night from the El Carmen village, where she lived a short time ago or if she was cajoled by an individual with whom she may have shared in a motel in Cabo Rojo.
Late in the afternoon there were few confidences to identify the author or authors of the murder of Michellyn, also nicknamed Kiri Kiri, who was a native of the La Plata neighborhood in Lajas.
The body was found at dawn by a citizen in front of the gate of a farm near the bridge at kilometer 10.2 of the PR -114 on the stretch from San Germán to Hormigueros.
Michellyn's relatives arrived at the scene where they identified her. They were interviewed by agents of the Homicide Division of the Mayagüez CIC. Michellyn studied nursing and was working in a factory in Sabana Grande. She had been living in the El Carmen farmhouse for a short time, possibly with a friend.
Osvaldo Ferrer Martínez was subsequently arrested for her murder.
Judge Luis Padilla Galeano, of the Mayagüez Court, found cause for the arrest of Osvaldo Ferrer Martínez, alias '' Cocho '', accused of murdering the transgender woman Michelle Michellyn Ramos Vargas, in events that occurred on September 30, 2020 in San German.
Ferrer Martínez, 37, is on trial for violations of the Arms Law in relation to other events. He was also a former federal convict who benefited from parole. He was released from prison Wednesday to face murder charges and three Gun Law violations.
Judge Ferrer found cause on all charges and imposed a global bond of $ 800,000 without the right to 10%.
Michellyn studied nursing but at the time she died she was working in a factory in Sabana Grande as she had been able to find a suitable nursing position.