Hugo Chávez-Loving Boxer Edwin Valero Kills Wife, Hangs Himself in Jail

Edwin Valero racked up an impressive 29-0 record in his professional boxing career, all ending with KOs, with 19 in the first round. The Venezuelan was never destined to be popular in Miami, considering he had a giant portrait of Hugo Chávez tattooed on his chest, but he's dead now. He was charged with killing his 24-year-old wife this weekend after her body was found with stab wounds in a hotel room in Valencia.

Valera was taken into custody but was found hanging from a makeshift noose made of his own clothes. [Sun-Sentinel]

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