Man charged with murder in shopping center death

May 17, 2012 5:35:52 AM PDT
A 21-year-old Long Island man has been arrested in the death of a woman whose body was found in a shopping center parking lot.

Guillermo Alvarado-Ajcuc is charged with murdering 29-year-old Mirian Garcia, of Flanders.

Her body was found May 7 near a wooded area at the edge of the Riverhead Shopping Center parking lot on Old Country Road.

They said previously that the victim was last seen patronizing a bar in the shopping center. An employee arriving for work found the body.

Garcia did boat repair work at a local marina and was an avid soccer player. She will be buried at a later date in Guatemala.

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