The victim was Dominga Bautista Lora, 35, whose body parts were found on Monday in a bag dumped in a ravine in the province of Sanchez Ramirez. Her suspected killer has been arrested, according to local press reports.
The wave of femicides - the killing of a woman by a man because of her gender - in the Caribbean nation is "terrifying", said Janet Camilo, the country's minister for women.
So far this year, 43 women have been killed in gender-based killings and six femicides have been reported this month alone, according to latest police figures, Camilo said."
Read article by Anastasia Moloney from Reuters.