An arrest has been made in connection with the a murder of a woman whose body was found on the side of the road in Dania Beach.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office said Sunday it received a tip just before 6 a.m. Saturday leading them to the body of a partially clothed woman in the 3100 block of State Road 84.
The woman, who had facial injuries, was identified as 49-year old Lacy Woolridge.
The Broward Medical Examiner’s Office determined Woolridge died from a broken neck.
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The sheriff’s office said Woolridge had been recently released from jail for fraud.
Detectives contacted her parole officer who was able to provide information that led detectives to 28-year-old Raul Serrano.
Serrano is a truck driver with Prime Incorporated, a trucking company based out of Springfield, Missouri.
He reportedly told investigators that he had picked up four different women in Miami-Dade and Broward in the last 24 hours.
Although he said didn’t know Woolridge, detectives reportedly found a bag with her clothes, her purse and her cell phone inside his semi-truck.
Serrano was transported to the Broward County Main Jail where he was booked on one count of first-degree murder.