She was found dead and with signs of violence among some bushes in the community of El Arroyazo, in the province of La Vega, an American citizen of Dominican origin.
Authorities identified the victim as 37-year-old Cristina Yolanda Brown Cordero.
According to the certification of the acting forensic doctor, her death was caused by mechanical suffocation by hanging. In addition, a blunt blow to the head of the deceased was observed.
The spokesman for the La Vega Police, Dixon Rojas, reported that he is pursuing a former employee of the deceased, who appears as the main suspect.
According to the authorities, the former collaborator threatened Brown Cordero with death after being caught stealing from him.
Other people have also been questioned in connection with the incident.
native of Constance
Brown Cordero, born in the United States to a Dominican mother, had lived in Constanza for several years.
The corpse has been sent to the National Institute of Forensic Sciences (Inacif) for its corresponding analysis.