Isadora Nieves Cruz Wiki Bio
Isadora Nieves Cruz, a 24-year-old Instagram influencer known as Pinky Curvy, was shot and killed in Puerto Rico on October 17. His death was confirmed by local media, including El Nuevo Dio and WAPA-TV, who cited law enforcement officials. . Cruz was leaving a restaurant with a 23-year-old man believed to be her boyfriend when his vehicle was shot.
According to Colonel José Juan García, chief of police in the San Juan area of Puerto Rico, Cruz was identified as the victim and an investigation is determining whether she was the intended target of the shooting.
Cruz, who was born in Puerto Rico, was a model and Instagram influencer with more than 343,000 followers. She also owned her own boutique and cosmetics line, according to Metro. She was the mother of a two-year-old girl named Summer.
Cruz Was Shot & Killed in Hato Rey & Her Boyfriend Was Hospitalized With Gunshot Wounds
According to García, Cruz and her boyfriend, Edwin Rivera Pérez, were on Roosevelt Avenue, leaving a restaurant in a gray Toyota Tacoma pickup, when they were shot. Garcia told El Nuevo Día that a preliminary investigation found that passengers in another vehicle began shooting at the couple’s truck.
They tried to escape but could not, Pérez stopped the vehicle and got out, trying to take refuge in a nearby business at a time that was captured by surveillance cameras. Authorities arrived at the scene and found an abandoned red Hyundai Accent car with bullet holes in the windshield and are investigating whether that vehicle was involved.
They also found “multiple shell casings of different calibers.” Inside the truck, officials found Cruz, who died at the scene from multiple gunshot wounds, according to El Nuevo Día. Pérez was hospitalized with gunshot wounds to the legs and arms and is stable.
Cruz Turned Herself In to the FBI in 2019 After She Was Accused of Being Involved in Drug Trafficking Gang FARC
Cruz was known to law enforcement after appearing in a federal indictment in February 2019 along with 75 other individuals suspected of being involved in the FARC drug gang. Cruz turned herself in to the FBI after she was indicted by a federal grand jury. She was charged with conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute controlled substances, heroin, cocaine and marijuana, according to Metro.
Cruz said she was innocent of the charges and argued that her ex-boyfriend, who was involved, linked her to the case. She was granted bail and was on probation at the time of her death, Metro reported. After being granted bail in 2019, Cruz took to Instagram to express her joy at being reunited with her daughter. She wrote in part: “No one has any idea how I love my daughter and for her, I would give my life if possible. Nobody knows how I suffered for not being with her and not sleeping with her like I did every day.
A few months after Cruz’s release, she was reprimanded by federal judge Gustavo Gelpí for not complying with the conditions of the curfew imposed by the court, that they had to be at her home starting at 6 p.m. at 6 am. every day, according to El Nuevo Dia.
García told the outlet that investigators are still investigating whether Pérez, like Cruz, has a criminal record or is linked to the FARC indictment. She said a police officer has been placed in the hospital for Pérez’s safety until more is known about the motive for the shooting.