Puerto Rican investigators of Command Area Fajardo dominated Christian Quezada’s loss of life an accident after investigating. Nonetheless, Quezada’s siblings, who traveled to Puerto Rico to see their youthful brother’s physique, are satisfied foul play was concerned.
The physique of a person vacationing in Vieques, Puerto Rico, was discovered bare and badly bruised on a seashore the day earlier than he was scheduled to return dwelling to Texas.
One other vacationer discovered the physique of Christian Quezada of Plano, 36, at round 8:30 a.m. Sunday alongside the black sand seashores of the small island of Playa Negra an hour offshore from the mainland.
Puerto Rican investigators of Command Area Fajardo dominated Quezada’s loss of life an accident following an investigation. Nonetheless, Quezada’s siblings, who traveled to Puerto Rico to see their youthful brother’s physique, are satisfied foul play was concerned.
‘I’ve seen the physique, I’ve seen the entire footage of my brother after they discovered him – this [case] ought to have been [ruled] a murder instantly,’ Cynthia Quezada, Quezada’s older sister, instructed MailOnline.
One other vacationer discovered the physique of Christian Quezada of Plano, 36, at round 8:30 a.m. Sunday alongside the black sand seashores of the small island of Playa Negra an hour offshore of the mainland.
She mentioned after seeing their brother’s physique, the household tried to piece collectively his closing days.
‘All of the individuals they’re interrogating, it is as a result of we discovered them,’ mentioned Cynthia Quezada on Friday. ‘They discovered is physique, they took it to the morgue, they did not do something. WE discover issues… we had been discovering and discovering and discovering and discovering names the place he stayed, the individuals he met and the AirBnb the place he stayed.’
MailOnline continues to be ready for additional info from the command heart’s press officer.
Quezada mentioned that her brother had been staying within the Santurce arts district of San Juan, and that his days had been full of actions after he arrived July 14. He was supposed to move dwelling Monday for his father’s funeral.
The final particular person to see him, she mentioned, was a lady from Virginia who was staying on the similar AirBnb. The 2 went collectively, she mentioned, to the island the place Quezada died.
However the girl has returned to the States, she mentioned.
‘He was final see along with her, she is again in Virginia persevering with her life,’ Cynthia instructed MailOnline. ‘The police say, “we’re calling, she’s not answering.”‘
Sabrina Colirri organized a GoFundMe web page on the household’s behalf, to cowl funeral bills, rent investigators and have the physique shipped again to the states.
‘[When they] noticed [the body’s] horrific situation, that was sufficient for them to appreciate it was not a mere accident, however as an alternative, [that] their youthful sibling was MURDERED.’ she wrote.
His head was ‘severely overwhelmed with a risk of concussion,’ his again was ‘severely bruised, turning its coloration nearly to black,’ and extra bruises peppered his ribcage, in keeping with the GoFundMe web page.
Earlier than his journey to Puerto Rico, Quezada had been his father’s major caretaker after he suffered a stroke 18 months in the past. Now, the 2 might be buried at a joint ceremony in Plano in August.
Cynthia Quezada mentioned her brother labored in telecommunications, and was ending coursework for his bachelor’s at College of Arizona. He was working from dwelling along with his mother and father through the pandemic.
To this point, almost $5,000 has been raised via GoFundMe in simply two days.
‘Assist us remedy Christian’s homicide and to additionally put an finish on vacationer’s killing on the so-called “Fantasy Island,”‘ the web page says.
‘He was shy at first however that look received’t deny the nice coronary heart and wonderful character he had,’ wrote Colirri on the web page. ‘His passing caught all of us without warning, the place nobody ever anticipated such a sudden and inhumane loss of life.’