Cesar Mercado, the Nicaraguan diplomat found with his throat slashed in his Bronx apartment, may have killed himself because a recent HIV diagnosis. While cops were originally suspecting murder, they now think Mercado's injuries were self-inflicted.
Nicaraguan diplomat Cesar Mercado was found dead today in his Bronx apartment. His throat was cut and the knife was lying next to him. Mercado's driver found him when he went to bring him to the UN's General Assembly.