New Straits Times

Guilty of ordering hit on husband


MIAMI: A Puerto Rican exbeauty queen was found guilty on Wednesday of hiring a hitman to kill her wealthy Canadian husband. Aurea Vazquez Rijos was convicted of hiring Alex Pabon Colon to kill Adam Anhang in September 2005. The victim’s father, Abraham Anhang, said: “I’m happy. This has been almost 14 years of agony. I believe justice has been done.” Sentencing was set for Jan 31. Prosecutor­s said the former Miss Puerto Rico Petite paid US$3 million (RM15 million) for the hit.

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