2 arrested for teacher's murder
CUTLER BAY, Fla. (WSVN) -- Miami-Dade Police have arrested two people in the killing of a Homestead teacher.
Police announced the arrests of Jose Martin Perez-Sanchez, 21, and Dianelis De La Caridad-Fonseca, 22, just after noon, Friday. Both have been charged with murder in the first degree for the killing 25-year-old Richard Vasallo.
Police found Vasallo lying near a parking lot, in the area of Southwest 216th Street and 98th Court, around the corner of his parent's house where he lives, at around 11 p.m. Wednesday. Officers were responding to a call about a man seen covered in blood, walking on the side of the road.
Family members showed up to the scene all night and into the following morning and spoke about their loved one's suspicious death. "It's devastating," said Enrique Arriagoa, the victim's uncle. "It's just a kid so full of life."
Vasallo was a Florida International University engineering graduate and an instructional technology teacher at SIATech in Homestead.
Police have not said how Vasallo was killed.
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