Puerto Rico: Show-Biz Shocker in San Juan

For more than 20 years, Luis Vigoreaux and Lydia Echevarría ranked as Puerto Rico's leading husband-and-wife show biz team−he as the island's top TV game-show host, she as his co-host and a favorite soap-opera actress. Then, early last year, their lives went awry. The couple were on the verge of divorcing, and Vigoreaux was planning to marry a younger woman. On Jan. 17 his charred body, which showed at least eleven stiletto-type stab wounds, was discovered stuffed in the trunk of his red Mercedes-Benz on the outskirts of San Juan.

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