Police search for suspect after man found dead in home
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (WSVN) -- Police are investigating after a 51-year-old man was found dead in his home Tuesday afternoon.
Authorities found Rafael Esquivel-Navas dead at his home, located at 9536 NW 4th Ave. "Coworkers became concerned and called the police in reference to a check and welfare call," said Miami-Dade Police Sgt. Julio Padron. "Upon arrival, officers discovered the deceased body of a white Hispanic male."
Family members said Esquivel-Navas worked at the Global restaurant at Miami International Airport. A cousin of Esquivel-Navas said he worked 12 hours a day. "My cousin was a very hard-working man, he began working at 6:15 in the morning until 10:45 at night, everyday," said Sara Durec.
Investigators said Esquivel-Navas was murdered.
Durec is pleading to the public for any information on her cousin's death. "Please, if somebody knows something, please call the police," Durec said.
The investigation continues.
If you have any information on this murder, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward.
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