Ingrid Escamilla, a 25-year-old lover of amine, reading and music, was murdered last Saturday inside an apartment of the mayor Gustavo A. Madero, by whom she was her partner, érick Francisco «N», who confessed the crime after being arrested.
Originally from Puebla, Ingrid defined herself as a «lover of the great adventure called life». She was a teacher in Administration and liked to share photos of her travels, her pets and her family.
In a video taken at the time of her arrest, the alleged assailant recounted murdering Ingrid with a knife after arguing with her.
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The 46-year-old man stabbed her to death and then skinned her body and dumped her organs down the drain, «out of shame and fear.»
According to reports of the newspaper Reforma, elements of the Ministry of Citizen Security (SSC) of Mexico City became aware of the events on Sunday morning, and when they went to the home of érick Francisco «N», in the Vallejo colony, they found inside in its partly skinned inland.
The alleged phenocidal was on the site, with blood stains on his clothes and body, and was arrested and made available to the Central Prosecutor’s Office for the crime of Homicide.
Through social media, the head of government, Claudia Sheinbaum, condemned the femicide of the young woman, and assured that the prosecutor of Mexico City, Ernestina Godoy, said that she will demand the maximum conviction for the alleged perpetrator.
«Femicide is an absolutely reprehensible crime. When hate reaches the limits like Ingrid Escamilla’s it’s outrageous,» he said.
Our commitment to working every day to eradicate violence against women. My condolences to Ingrid Escamilla’s family.
— Claudia Sheinbaum (@Claudiashein) February 11, 2020
In 2019, 68 research folders for the crime of femicide were initiated in Mexico City, according to data from the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System.
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Since last November, Sheinbaum has issued an Alert for Violence against Women in Mexico City.
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