A former star New Jersey high school athlete who performed basketball at Rutgers University has been arrested for allegedly killing a female employee at a preferred nightclub in Mexico, in accordance with a report.
Logan Kelley, 26, is accused of creeping up behind 19-year-old Isis Atalia Montoya and slicing her neck with a four- to six-inch folding knife at Adelita Bar in Tijuana’s Zona Norte on Wednesday, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported.
Tijuana cops arrested Kelley after security guards detained him on the bar. Montoya — an Adelita employee — died on the scene. Police additionally recovered the homicide weapon.
The institution describes itself as “the most traditional and famous men’s club in Tijuana, since 1962” on social media.
Local Mexican media reported Kelley allegedly killed Montoya – a married mom of a 3-year-old boy — within the hall of an adjoining motel, which operates along side the nightclub.
The homicide was caught on video.
A man who seems to be Kelley sporting a face masks walks behind Montoya, places his arm round her neck, stabs her, after which throws her to the bottom earlier than running away, in accordance with the San Diego Union-Tribune.
The killer was chased by security guards as the girl struggles on the ground, the video reportedly exhibits.
Kelley, from Mountain Side, played three games for Rutgers University throughout the 2012-13 season earlier than transferring to the University of Montevallo in Alabama, where he additionally performed basketball.
A State Department spokesman advised the Union-Tribune it was conscious of the case.