Argentine businessman is found dead in Punta del Este
August 22, 2012
An Argentine businessman was found dead in Mansa beach of Punta del Este and police are investigating whether it was a homicide.
The victim was identified as Javier Eduardo Velez and according to the first results of the autopsy; the cause of death was asphyxiation. There were no signs of violence.
Velez was wearing a white shirt, blue jeans, white sneakers and a red jacket. He was gone last night around three in the morning, after leaving his job at a casino.
The man lived in a house in the neighborhood of La Pastora, near where he was found dead. He had a check for $ 150,000 that was not found on his clothes or in his truck.
Investigators believe the crime was perpetrated by a debtor.
* The backup image section of this tag has been generated for use on a
* non-SSL page. If this tag is to be placed on an SSL page, change the
* This noscript section of this tag only shows image banners. There
* is no width or height in these banners, so if you want these tags to
* allocate space for the ad before it shows, you will need to add this
* information to the
* If you do not want to deal with the intricities of the noscript
* section, delete the tag (from ... to ). On
* average, the noscript tag is called from less than 1% of internet