The three people arrested for the murder of medical students and an Uber driver from Huejotzingo, Puebla, had a criminal record, state Governing Secretary David Méndez Márquez said.
From the statements of the alleged murderers of young people, it has been established that they have already committed criminal acts.
What is being investigated, according to the official, is whether they had already been subject to some form of detention or legal process.
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On the lines of investigation of the case, Méndez Márquez said that two of the detainees, who are between 20 and 22 years old, and the other of 42, are part of a gang that steals cars.
«It is already proven that the three detainees have responsibility for the facts, what is not clear is why the murder of young people and why the killing of young people was carried out with such magnitude of violence,» he told the Wake News.
One of the lines of research, he said, is that the young people had some confrontation with one of the band members, as part of their attendance at the Huejotzingo carnival.
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The other alternative is that the three detainees were under the influence of some drug, most likely the synthetic drug called crystal, the official said.
Yesterday at a press conference, prosecutor Gilberto Higuera detailed that inside the car used as Uber was the backpack of the student Ximena Quijano, 25, and within it a hat of his property, which would have been the cause of an argument at the Carnival of Huejotzingo.
The prosecutor explained that, according to the inquiries, a woman tried to take ximena’s hat off her hat, a situation that snifled an argument between the youth and that woman.
With information from Awakening
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