TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS – American businesswoman Nedenia Dye was found stabbed to death in her apartment in Roatan, Honduras, while her husband was arrested for being one of the main suspects, reported the National Police.
The American citizen, 46, was found Sunday in her room with “several knife wounds” by her employee Spa Baan Suerte, reported the departmental police chief, Alex Madrid.
Dye was a native of California, USA, and lived 15 years in Honduras, according to the police report.
Honduran authorities arrested the same Sunday Lenin Arana, husband of the victim and principal suspect in the crime, the source said without elaborating.
“The businesswoman was allegedly murdered by her partner, who has already been arrested“, said the police chief.
Arana will be put at the disposal of the Public Prosecutor to “be investigated for the death of his wife“, said Madrid.
In Honduras, about 20 murders are registered per day, which classified the Central American country as the most violent in the world, with a rate of 92 homicides per 100,000 inhabitants in 2012, according to the United Nations.