Florida mother mistakenly murdered in love triangle gone awry, report says

Mug shots for Glorianmarie Quinones Montes 22 Alexis Ramos-Rivera 22 and Ishanr Lopez-Ramos 35

But the scheme missed its mark, Osceola County Sheriff Russ Gibson told WFTV, as a 42-year-old Osceola County woman, with no apparent relationship to the perpetrators, was mistaken for the intended target and brutally killed.

An utility laborer found the assemblage of Janice Marie Zengotita-Torres Monday morning, a day after she was first detailed missing by her family, My News 13 revealed.

It wasn't until the suspects took the woman to an apartment in Orlando that they allegedly realized they had abducted the wrong person.

"The suspects showed no regard for this victim, causing her to die from suffocation because the garbage bags were wrapped around her head", Gibson said.

Lopez-Ramos, Ramos-Rivera and Quinones-Montes have been booked in Osceola County Jail and face charges of premeditated first-degree murder, according to jail records.

Zengotita-Torres was allegedly tied and beaten unconscious before the suspects transported her in their vehicle to Volusia County.

Zengotita-Torres went missing on January 8.

"The heinous murder of our own citizens will not be tolerated in Osceola County", he said, according to the Sentinel.

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Authorities found Janice Zengotita-Torres body Tuesday in Volusia County. She had been beaten and suffocated

Police officials arrested Lopez-Ramos after she was caught wearing Zengotita-Torres's clothes on a surveillance camera while trying to use the victim's ATM card.

She confessed and implicated Montes and Rivera, who were arrested at a hotel in Orange County.

"All three confirmed this was a murder for hire and that the victim was mistakenly targeted and murdered", the Sheriff said.

He described Zengotita-Torres as a truly innocent victim who had no involvement with the three suspects. He described it as one of the most freakish and heinous crimes he's investigated during his time in law enforcement.

Reports indicate that the intended target of the alleged plot was not injured, however, as the couple she hired identified the wrong woman.

She chose to contract Alexis Ramos-Rivera and his sweetheart, Glorianmarie Quinones Montes, to slaughter the lady, yet they confused Zengotita-Torres for their objective and stole her.

One station reported that Gibson choked up as he announced the arrests. Their criminal history was not immediately available.

The three suspects, all of whom moved to Florida from Puerto Rico on December 26, told authorities it was a botched murder-for-hire plot in which Zengotita-Torres was mistakenly targeted.

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