Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has pledged justice for the death of Debanhi Escobar, whose body was found last month in a motel water tank 12 days after she was reported missing, CBS News.
“I spoke with them and made a commitment to help clarify what happened and to ensure that there is no impunity,” Lopez Obrador said Friday after meeting with the late teen’s parents.
They are “very good people, a teacher, his wife, and as parents, they are very hurt, broken,”Reporters were informed by him.
According to Ricardo Mejia, Deputy Security Minister, Escobar’s disappearance was originally registered. However, Escobar’s murder is being investigated as femicide.
The family requested a forensic investigation that found the young lady had suffered severe injuries. “a violent homicidal death,”According to El Pais Spanish newspaper, there are signs of sexual assault.
According to CBS News, El Pais reported that Escobar’s family delivered the document to the state prosecutor’s office on May 2, as the official autopsy report — which has not been published — did not mention signs of sexual violence.
Escobar’s final moments were captured on surveillance video. According to prosecutors, Escobar died after sustaining a head injury. CBS reports that prosecutors stated they did not rule out any possibility, including murder or accident.
Two public prosecutors were dismissed by the Nuevo Leon attorney general’s office, which is located in Monterrey, the capital of the northern state Nuevo Leon. “errors” “omissions”According to CBS, the case is still pending.