GREENWICH, Connecticut — The woman, whose body was found in Greenwich, Connecticut, has been identified as Valerie Reyes, 24, of New Rochelle, New York, officials said.
Greenwich police Captain Robert Berry said, “Valerie had been reported missing to the New Rochelle Police Department and was last seen on January 29 at about 9 a.m. Her family was advised of the positive identification last night. They are obviously devastated by the loss of Valerie and our heartfelt condolences go out to them. The Greenwich Police Department is dedicated to identifying those responsible for the death of Valerie and ensuring justice for her and her family.”
Reyes’ body was discovered in a suitcase with her hands and feet bound. A cause of death is yet to be determined.
Reyes was employed by ‘Barnes & Noble’
“The entire Barnes & Noble community is grieving the loss of our beloved employee Valerie Reyes,” Barnes & Noble said in a statement, adding that she worked at the Eastchester store since it opened two-and-a-half years ago. “Our hearts go out to her family, friends, and coworkers during this difficult time.
Police urge anyone with information to call an anonymous hotline at 203-622-3333.