Ex-boyfriend held in death of woman in suitcase

Ex-boyfriend confesses to the murder of Valerie Reyes who was found dead inside a suitcase in Greenwich last week

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Police say a suspect was arrested in the slaying of a woman who was found dead in a suitcase in Greenwich, an affluent community in CT.

It had been reported that Reyes broke up with her boyfriend on January 24, but Sanchez said she asked her daughter she was afraid of her ex that night and she said no. Reporters clarify that Reyes' most recent boyfriend has not been charged, but da Silva has also been identified as an ex-boyfriend.

Sources identified the suspect as Javier da Silva, of Queens, New York, according to CBS New York.

'We are confident that the pursuit of justice for Valerie will be successful and we continue to work with the family to provide closure to this tragedy, ' the police statement said. Greenwich police said in a statement.

The complaint, which lays out the quick work of law enforcement, said Da Silva, also told New Rochelle police, partially in Spanish and English, that on Tuesday, Jan. 29, the two had sex at her home and at some point, Reyes fell to the floor and hit her head.

Social media footprints were also analyzed, Berry said. The United States Attorney for the Southern District of NY is handling the case.

"We are, of course, devastated for my daughter's death, but I'm just blessed beyond grateful that they found her murderer", Sanchez told CBS. He said, "Every suitcase body I ever had they were known to each other, with the exception of the Mafia, ' calling it an 'interpersonal type" of killing.

During that call, Reyes was "very scared", Sanchez said, the Journal News reports. "She just mentioned, 'I'm really, really scared. I'm paranoid. I'm getting anxiety attacks".

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"Reyes did tell her mother what turned out to be true: "'I'm afraid someone is going to murder me".

According to the New York Police Department, Reyes suffered from depression and anxiety.

Reyes' mother said that Reyes supported da Silva while his mother was dying of cancer.

"I asked about her ex-boyfriend". It's 10 miles away from the NY border of her Westchester County home.

The Connecticut Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has yet to release the autopsy results to rule the cause of death.

On Thursday a candlelit vigil was held in Reyes' memory and on Tuesday a service is scheduled in New Rochelle. "And she said, 'No, '" Sanchez said.

Her family told police she had dated someone named "Javier" but they broke up about a year ago, according to court documents.

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