Police: Boxer kills self in jail after arrest for wife’s killing

CARACAS (Reuters) – Champion Venezuelan boxer Edwin Valero hanged himself early Monday from the bars of a prison cell where he had been detained for killing his wife, police said. Valero — who had held the World Boxing Council lightweight title until recently going for alcohol rehabilitation — was found in his cell with some signs of life but did not survive, said police chief Wilmer Flores Trosel.

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