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DJ Seasunz Held Without Bond, Waiting on Immigration, For Jaclyn Torrealba Murder

(Miami-Dade County Corrections)
Booking Photo: Juan Carlos Portieles, aka DJ Seasunz.

NEW YORK Juan Carlos Portieles, aka DJ Seasunz, the popular Miami disc-jockey who told police he killed his young girlfriend, has been denied bond and is being held for immigration, according to the Miami-Dade County corrections Web site.

PICTURES: Miami Freshman Jaclyn Torrealba Murdered

Jaclyn Elisse Torrealba's body was discovered in the front passenger seat of Portieles' car after he drove to a Miami police station and told officers that he had choked her to death, according to the arrest warrant.

(Facebook Photo)
Facebook Photo: Jaclyn Torrealba.

Portieles, who is being held at the Pre-Trial Detention Center in Miami, now must wait for immigration authorities, according to the site. A person is put on hold for immigration once an immigration detainer has been placed, which "mandates that the law enforcement agency notify U.S. Immigrations Customs Enforcement (ICE) upon that individuals eligibility for release," said Nicole Navas, a spokeswoman for ICE.

Torrealba was an 18-year-old freshman at Florida International University, and had recently graduated from high school. Friends describe her as a smart and fun girl who loved to dance and was a member of her high school debate team.

PICTURES: Miami Freshman Jaclyn Torrealba Murdered

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