In January 1983, one of Puerto Rico’s most famous television and radio personalities was found dead in the trunk of his burnt-out Mercedes Benz. At the time of his death, Luis was going through a bitter divorce from soap opera star, Lydia Echevarría. It did not take law enforcement long to find their first suspect. The case was a media circus, and everyone watched as it unfolded, like a real-life, true crime-of-passion drama.
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Chronology of the murder of Luis Vigoreaux
Puerto Rican Star is held in Murder
Echevarría case exposes justice double standards
What happened after the murder of Luis Vigoreaux?
Roberto Vigoreaux will not forgive Lydia Echevarría
López Watts the victim of a carjacking
Actress’ Prison Release Stirs old emotions
Puerto Rico – Past and Present
The Ladies Gallery: A Memoir of Family Secrets
Created & Produced by Sonya Lowe
Narrated by Noel Vinson
Audio editing: Blackwell Post
Music: “Nordic Medieval” by Marcus Bressler
Background track: Doblado Studios: https://www.youtube.com/c/DobladoStudios
This True Crime Podcast was researched using open source or archive materials.