Massage Therapist Arrested in Mysterious Salon Death

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A 45-year-old licensed massage therapist was arrested Thursday in connection with the death of a customer at a Long Beach beauty salon.

Rescuers were called to Areli’s Beauty Salon on Pacific Avenue on Wednesday after a 36-year-old customer collapsed, according to a release from the Long Beach Police Department.

Long Beach fire fighters found Hamilet Suarez in cardiac arrest and began performing CPR, the release stated.

Suarez was taken to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Lynette Romero reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.

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