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Boxing Champ Suspected of Wife's Murder Kills Self

Edwin Valero found hanging in cell, police say

(Newser) - Edwin Valero, the former Venezuelan boxing champion arrested on suspicion of murdering his wife, killed himself in jail today. The 28-year-old, who was found hanging by his clothes from a bar in his cell, died around 1:30am, the AP reports. His wife, 24-year-old Jennifer Viera, was found stabbed yesterday... More »

Boxing Champ Held After Wife Found Dead

WBC Lightweight TItle Holder Edwin Valero Detained in Venezuelan

(Newser) - Former lightweight champion Edwin Valero was detained today on suspicion of killing his wife, the gravest in a string of problems that have threatened to derail his career. The Venezuelan federal police chief said Valero was arrested after police found the body of his 20-year-old wife in a hotel in... More »

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