Funeral to be held for slain New Rochelle woman

Ex-boyfriend of suitcase murder victim busted after video catches him using dead woman's ATM card — cops

Ex-boyfriend of suitcase murder victim busted after video catches him using dead woman's ATM card — cops

Investigators "zeroed in" on DeSilva after he allegedly used Reyes' ATM card to withdraw cash multiple times after her death, Captain Robert Berry said.

Javier Enrique Da Silva Rojas, 24, was charged federally with one count of kidnapping resulting in death, which carries a sentence of death or life in prison.

Greenwich police Capt. Robert Berry said in a statement that detectives arrested a suspect in NY who had illegally used Reyes' ATM card.

Reyes was found dead on February 5 inside a suitcase along a Greenwich, Connecticut, road with her hands and feet bound.

According to court documents, she was barefoot, bound at the feet and knees and her hands were bound behind her back with packing tape and white twine.

On the night of January 28, the last time Reyes' mother, Norma Sanchez spoke to her daughter, the panicked young woman told her she felt scared that something bad was going to happen to her, the Journal News, local news station WABC and The New York Times reported. She just said, 'I'm scared.

A source told the news outlet that Reyes was 'killed at her residence' and the ex-boyfriend allegedly confessed to the murder to investigators. "I just feel so blessed, overwhelmed".

The man was caught after he tried to use the debit card of his victim. "I'm paranoid, mommy. I'm getting anxiety attacks'".

Da Silva, 24, is a resident of Queens, New York.




According to CBS, da Silva has confessed to the crime.

Of disconcert- the victim's mother Norma Sanchez recalled having a conversation with her daughter the night before she disappeared.

Reyes' funeral begins this morning at 10 a.m.at St. Gabriel's Church in New Rochelle.

William F. Sweeney Jr., head of the FBI's NY office, said federal authorities teamed with police in Greenwich and New Rochelle to "swiftly identify Javier Da Silva, an alleged murderer, and place him behind bars".

Reyes, a 2012 graduate of New Rochelle High School, worked at Barnes & Noble in Eastchester. "Was there someone at your house?' Reyes" mother said. William F. Sweeney Jr. said in a statement.

The investigation into Reyes" death is ongoing as Capt. Berry said "there's a lot of loose ends that need to be tied up' during the conference.

Reyes was identified last week as the person whose body was found jammed into a piece of luggage abandoned in upscale Greenwich, Conn. Reyes' cause of death was not immediately clear. "And she said, 'No, '" Sanchez said, according to the Journal News.

Police said tips have been pouring in with leads in her horrific and sudden slaying.

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