A Florida woman is accused of killing her boyfriend by zipping him up inside a suitcase. Sarah Boone, 42, is charged with second-degree murder. The victim, Jorge Torres Jr., was 42 years old.

Woman accused of killing boyfriend by zipping him inside suitcase

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Deputies with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office took Sarah Boone, 42, into custody on second-degree murder charges in the death of Jorge Torres Jr., 42, the agency said in a statement Tuesday. 

Boone called 911 Monday afternoon from her Winter Park home and told dispatchers her boyfriend was dead, news outlets reported. Investigators said she claimed they had been drinking the night before and agreed it would be funny if Torres got into the suitcase during a game of hide-and-seek, according to court records obtained by news outlets. 

Sarah Boone, 42, is charged with second-degree murder after her boyfriend Jorge Torres Jr., 42, was found dead zipped up inside a suitcase, according to reports. Police later searched Boone's cellphone and found video of Torres trying to free himself and calling for help.
Photo: Orange County Sheriff’s Office

Boone reportedly admitted she zipped Torres into the suitcase, went upstairs to bed and awoke the next morning to find him still inside and unresponsive, the documents alleged. 

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The sheriff's office said Boone's statements didn't line up with video evidence found on her phone showing a blue suitcase facing downward with Torres trying to free himself. In the video, he called for help and yelled that he couldn't breathe, authorities said. 

Boone could be heard laughing and saying: “That’s what I feel like when you cheat on me,” investigators wrote in the documents. 

It's unclear whether Boone has an attorney who can comment on her behalf.

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