59-year-old woman found dead on side of road in northwest Miami-Dade

Relatives: Nelsy Falla De Ramirez was out with 2 men before she was found dead

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor , Neki Mohan - Anchor/Reporter

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - Miami-Dade police are investigating after a woman was found dead Sunday on the side of a road in northwest Miami-Dade.

Police said the body of Nelsy Falla De Ramirez, 59, was found at 6:46 a.m. by the roadside near Northwest 152nd Street and Sixth Avenue.

"We know that she went out with a gentleman and met up with another gentleman that she was potentially dating, and something went wrong," Falla De Ramirez's former daughter-in-law, Maria Rios, said. "Either they tried to rob her or something happened. We don't know exactly what happened, but they found her body away from the vehicle."

The cause of death has not been released.

Falla De Ramirez, who was originally from Colombia, is survived by her sons and grandchildren.

Relatives said she was a church-going woman who lived for her family.

"She loved to be with everybody. She was a good person, a genuine person -- never caused anybody any harm," Rios said. 

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 305-471-2400. Anonymous tips can be made by calling Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. A reward of up to $3,000 is offered for information that leads to an arrest.

 

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