Prostitute who killed man for refusing to pay her for sex found dead in prison of drug overdoseBy Mason White 10:21 AM March 22, 2016
By: Wayne Morin
A prostitute who was charged with murder for killing a customer, was found dead in prison of a drug overdose, police in Florida said.
Palm Beach County police said that 21-year-old Andrea Alvira, was found unresponsive in her jail cell at the Palm Beach County Jail around 3:30 a.m. on Monday.
She was taken to the Wellington Regional Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead from a possible drug overdose.
Alvira has been in jail after being charged with second-degree murder. According to the police investigation, Alvira was working as a prostitute when she strangled a man who owed her money.
Alvira threw 22-year-old Brandon Day to the ground. She then placed her foot on his neck until he passed out. Police officers who responded to the scene, found Alvira sitting on the grass next to the victim.
Day was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Alvira claimed that Day raped her, but her cellphone records showed that he agreed to pay her for sexual services. Alvira killed Day after having sex with him because he refused to pay.