Another Homicide In Dominican Republic, Burglary Turns Into A Murder. Lady found Dead Strangled On Bed And All The Valuables Are Gone From The House.
The Dominican Republic has a murder rate of 22.1 per 100,000 population. There were 2,268 murders in the Dominican Republic in 2012. The murder rate had significantly declined in recent times. There were 1,198 murders, a rate of 14.9 per 100,000. Majority Crimes have occurred in Arroyo Hondo, Naco, Gazcue, Cristo Rey, and Villa Agricola.
Innocent English Teacher Killed For Some Money, The Incident Has Shocked Many.
On Tuesday, an English teacher was found dead in her own house. The location of the crime is the Dominican Republic. Patricia Ann Anton, aged 63-year-old, is found dead in her apartment in the town Cabarete, on the north side of the island. Some valuable items like her phone, laptop, 40-inch plasma T.V were missing from the house. And it is speculated that murder was a part of the burglary.
The police have started the investigations and found that there were no break-ins. So, now it is clear that the murder was carried out by someone known. She was found tied to her bed with a mouth filled with cloth. The Investigators have sent the body for forensic analysis. She used to work as an English teacher at Mariposas Montessori School. The school has been doing the noble cause of taking girls away from street life.
The Investigators Has Not Made Any Arrests. Will The Criminals Be Arrested?
Patricia was born in Italy and used to spend time traveling with her family. Then she settled in Michigan where she took are of a family. She has devoted her life to children and providing them with a better experience. She has raised two children in Illinois and Michigan.
Thomas Anton, in a post paying tribute to his sister-in-law, wrote, ‘Patty Anton was one of the most caring people you could ever meet. She dedicated her life to helping children. Her death is a tragedy. I have resolved to use her memory as an inspiration to be of greater service to those around me. She was kind to everyone, always, without exception’. The investigation is on, and no arrests have been made till now.