Home invaders are believed to have killed the Costa Rican companion of a Canadian women Monday night when they robbed a cabana where the pair lived in Rincón de Osa, said the Judicial Investigating Organization.
The crime happened just before 8 p.m., agents said.
The man, whose last name is Chavarría, was set upon by at least two men who had knives. The pair had been tied up by the crooks, agents said. They reported that when police arrived they found the man dead on the floor of the second
story bathroom and the woman wandering nearby.
Chavarría, reported to be 39 years of age, suffered wounds in the neck, back and body, agents said.
The woman was not identified, but informal sources said her name was Sheila Love.
The robbers took cash, a computer and cell telephones and made off with the woman’s vehicle, police said.
An autopsy is scheduled, the Judicial Investigating Organization said.