NEW YORK (WPIX) -- The ex-boyfriend of a missing New Rochelle woman found dead in a suitcase in Connecticut has been arrested and is likely connected to her death, police said Tuesday.
A person was arrested in New York after fraudulently using Valerie Reyes’ ATM card, according to Greenwich police.
The arrested person “is also believed to be involved in the death of Valerie,” Greenwich police said.
New Rochelle police later said Reyes’ ex-boyfriend, Javier de Silva, 24, was the person arrested. He was the victim’s ex-boyfriend and was arrested in Queens.
Reyes’ body was found inside a suitcase last Tuesday along a road in Greenwich, Connecticut, according to police, who said her hands and feet were bound.