The Poder Judicial has identified three persons as suspects in the murder of a U.S. woman at her family’s luxury hotel in Matapalo de Puerto Jiménez.
The Juzgado Penal de Golfito Friday ordered the trio held for six months investigation. They were identified by the last names of González Granados and Chaves Barquero, both men, and a woman with the last names of Sánchez Núñez.
Friday the Judicial Investigating Organization said that two persons, the parents of an employee were detained. But no names were given. Another person is believed to be still sought.
The victim was Lisa Artz, who was the resident manager of Casa Tres Palmas on the east shore of the Osa peninsula. She was suffocated July 20.