A 27-year-old hip-hop artist has been found dead inside a barrel in the trunk of an abandoned vehicle in Guatemala, authorities said.

The remains of Nesly Monterroso were discovered Monday, three days after she was last seen leaving an office she owned in Guatemala City, The US Sun reported.

Slain hip-hop artist Nesly Monterroso
The body of missing Guatemalan hip-hop artist Nesly Monterroso has been found inside a car trunk.

The young woman was killed by a vicious blow to the head, officials said.
The young woman was killed by a vicious blow to the head, officials said.

The musician was found dead three days after she went missing in Guatemala City.
The musician was found dead three days after she went missing in Guatemala City.

The young woman was killed by a strong blow to the head, according to the outlet, which cited The National Institute of Forensic Sciences.

The barrel in which she was found was secured with rope, said officials with the Public Prosecutor’s Office for Crimes against Life and Integrity of Persons.

Police found the body after local residents reported the suspicious-looking vehicle.

Slain rapper Nesly Monterroso
The body of Nesly Monterroso, a 27-year-old Guatemalan rapper, was found in a car.
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A motive for the crime remains under investigation.



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