Italian-American businessman found hanged in his apartment in Puerto Plata
A foreign businessman was found hanged On Monday, Dec.9th, 2013 in his apartment located at José Eugenio Kunhart, Puerto Plata.
The deceased was identified by the authorities as the Italian- American entrepreneur, Anthony Vasile, of 51-year- old, who was found hanging from the roof of his house, gagged and with the hands tied up, so the officers of the National Police under Colonel Manuel Brito Quiroz, initiated the investigations of this event.
In the room where he was found hanged the authorities of the Public Ministry and the National Police found several written notes that are being analyzed now, while the dead body was sent to National Institute of Forensic Sciences in Santiago for expertise.
According to various rumors,the entrepreneur Anthony Vasile, had been living for several years in Puerto Plata, where he was engaged in buying and selling lobsters and other seafood, but in recent days he was very depressed because of several financial debts that he had failed to pay his creditors.
So far there have not been any arrests in relation to this case. There are two hypotheses: that could be a suicide, or a criminal act, that’s still to be investigated.
Source: Puerto Plata Digital
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