Developing story: Former Nicaraguan Diplomat, Cesar Mercado, Found Dead in New York apartment.
New York police said a former Nicaraguan diplomatic official, Cesar Mercado, was found dead in a South Bronx apartment with this throat slit. Police said the 34 year old man was found by his driver at about 10:50 a.m. Thursday.
He was believed to be headed to the United Nations for the opening of the General Assembly’s annual meeting. The body was discovered in an apartment in the South Bronx that was believed to be the man’s residence. A knife was recovered at the scene. Source
The body was reportedly found lying just inside the doorway of the apartment. There is no immediate word on a suspect or motive in this crime.