Body found in Miami-Dade confirmed to be missing Fort Lauderdale woman

Estranged husband of Mimose Dulcio facing charges in connection to her death

Jose Luis Pacheco, 36, has been arrested in connection with the disappearance and murder of his wife, 39-year-old Mimose Dulcio. (Miami-Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation/BSO)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Officials have identified a body found last week as that of missing City of Fort Lauderdale employee Mimose Dulcio.

Her remains were discovered in a wooded area in northwest Miami-Dade County last Wednesday.

Investigators believe she was killed by her estranged husband Jose Pacheco.

Dulcio’s family previously told Local 10 News that the two were in the middle of a messy divorce.

Pacheco is facing charges in connection with Dulcio’s murder.

About the Author:

David Dwork joined the WPLG Local 10 News team in August 2019. Born and raised in Miami-Dade County, David has covered South Florida sports since 2007.