Local November 5, 2012 | 12:28 am

Police arrest three in killing of ex-Yankees pitcher (Update)

Santo Domingo.– Police said they have arrested three suspects in the killing of former New York Yankees pitcher Pascual "Cutá" Pérez during a robbery at his home last week, while two others remained at large.

According to General Maximo Aybar, the chief of the police force’s criminal investigations division, one of the three suspects had confessed to killing Pérez, who was found beaten to death last Thursday at his home near Santo Domingo.

Aybar said the three suspects had confessed to conspiring to rob Pérez of his Major League Baseball pension, which he received at the end of each month. Two other suspects are being sought, and no formal charges has been filed, he said.

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