Sunday December 5th, 2021 6:43PM

News reports: Boyfriend of missing teacher detained in connection with her death

By AccessWDUN staff

A 28-year-old man has been arrested by authorities in Mexico in connection with the death of a first-grade teacher from Gwinnett County.

Fidel Barragan apparently was the boyfriend of victim Alexandra Morales, 24. A relative gave the information to Telemundo Atlanta and the news has been shared with media outlets around the country.

Morales, who was a teacher at Benefield Elementary in Lawrenceville, went to Mexico on vacation in late October. She was last seen alive at a concert on Oct. 30.

Her body, according to media reports, was discovered on a street in Guadalajara on Tuesday, Nov. 9. Authorities have not said how she died.

It is unclear what charges Barragan is facing at this time. 

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