A Judge of Guarantees decreed on Friday, May 13, provisional detention for Marichely Ruiz 38, for the murder of her sentimental partner, Yaris Jiménez, 30, whose skeletal remains were found Thursday in a jungle area in the sector of Las Albinas near Lake Alajuela.
Ruiz, who is a Physical Education teacher at a private school, turned herself in on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, and confessed that she had killed her partner and left the body in a jungle area.
During the guarantees hearing, the Prosecutor's Office revealed that both women had an argument out of jealousy in the jungle area, as a result of a struggle they fell into the water, the victim sank, and Ruiz took the body out of the water and abandoned it.
Jiménez lived in a rented room in Chorrera, and left two minors orphaned.
Marichely Ruiz's car was located in Chepo, and inside the apartment that the victim rented, they had found a pillow with blood.