Wake held for Nicaraguan diplomat found dead in the Bronx

(09/28/10) WASHINGTON HEIGHTS - Friends and family members today mourned the loss of the Nicaraguan diplomat who was found dead last week in the Bronx.Police

(09/28/10) WASHINGTON HEIGHTS - Friends and family members today mourned the loss of the Nicaraguan diplomat who was found dead last week in the Bronx.

Police say 34-year-old Cesar Mercado was found with his throat slit inside his Grand Concourse apartment Thursday. Police say two knives were found in his apartment.

A wake was held today at the Ortiz Funeral Home. His body will be flown to Nicaragua tomorrow, where he will be laid to rest.

Nicaraguan diplomatic official found dead in the Bronx

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