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Arturo Gatti's Wife Amanda Rodrigues in Police Custody

Arturo Gatti's wife, Amanda Rodrigues is in police custody and is now a suspect in her husband’s death.

Police interrogated Gatti's wife and she reportedly made contradictory statements during questioning.

The AP reported, a spokeswoman for the Pernambuco state civil police said Gatti was apparently strangled with the strap of a purse, which was found with blood stains at the scene.

Acelino "Popo" Freitas, a friend of Arturo Gatti and Amanda, recently told reporters that the couple was having problems and were possibly going to separate.

The boxer was found dead Saturday in a seaside resort in Porto de Galinhas, Brazil where he was vacationing with his wife and their 10-month-old child.

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