Little Depanhi Escobar She was murdered and sexually assaulted before her death, reveals a second forensic report requested by the family of the young woman who was found dead on April 21 in a tank at the Nueva Castilla Hotel, in Escobedo, Nuevo Leon state, Mexico.
The results of this second ruling were published exclusively in the newspaper Country From Spain.
The second autopsy rules out the hypothesis derived from the first official autopsy issued by Public Prosecutor’s Office in Nuevo Leonwhich indicates that the cause of death was possible accident.
Previously, the state authorities new lion It has been revealed No water was found in Debanhi’s lungsTherefore, the possibility of the young woman falling into the tank alive was opened, which will be ruled out after the second expert report.
in it Opinion Recommended by Mario EscobarThe father of the 18-year-old girl, it is indicated that this He was hit several times with a “blunt factor” in the head He died before he reached the water tank. The text concludes, “This is a fatal violent murder case.” s The body showed “traces of a violent sexual relationship”.
According to El País, the second forensic opinion – which analyzes images of the medical examination of the body, diagnostic tests and conclusions – indicates that Depanhe Escobar showed signs of sexual violence. The fact that the first autopsy was not mentioned or analyzed. Nor has the attorney general’s office, which has the independent report, requested by the Escobar family, since May 2. “The body shows signs of recent violent vaginal intercourse,” Explanation of the text. “This is inferred from finding violent bruises and bruises.” In the external area of the genitals.
It was the most serious injury that caused his death Strong impact on the right frontal region of the skull. But the second autopsy goes further. Debanhi He had more head injuries than just one, as the first publicly released autopsy result seemed to suggest, according to El Pais.
Violent bruises on both sides of the frontal area of the skull, on the right and left eyelids, on the left side of the nose, on both lips, above the right ear and the right back areasays the document.
According to the method of death described by the doctor, “the craniofacial bruises are of external origin to the body and because they are severe and frequent [en varias ocasiones] With different angles of influence, it follows that they were caused by someone else and that this is a case of a violent fatal murder.” The coroner determines that there must have been a “blunt mechanical factor”, that is, she was not hit with a sharp weapon.
Depanhe Escobar did not drown. No “liquid within the trachea and bronchi” was found, so the coroner ruled out death by drowning. He points out: “It was already lifeless when it entered the waters of the place where the body was found.”
He also does not observe injuries to the neck, carotid artery or hyoid bone, so death by suffocation or suffocation is excluded. Neither the respiratory orifices are obstructed, nor the airways, nor by “thoraco-abdominal pressure, nor burial, nor confinement,” and thus, it also rules out suffocation by asphyxiation, Elbais notes.
A copy of the accident
In case Debanhi She caused a national and international uproar because of the widely circulated photo of her deserted on the highway on April 9 in the northern municipality of Escobedo, after leaving a party and taking a taxi.
At the end of April, the Prosecutor General’s Office showed some videos to the media that then started The last photo taken by the taxi driver, at 4:26 am, was taken by Dipanhi and left on the road.
In the videos, the young woman is seen going to a trucking company, but she is not seen entering the building. Minutes later, he went to the Nueva Castilla Hotel, where the young woman was walking through the courtyard of the place and, according to the prosecutors, she goes “to the area of the reservoir”, where her body was laid.
On that day, the prosecutor’s office reiterated that the young woman’s cause of death was the result of a “Deep skull contusion” Anatomy effect located in the forehead.
Despite this, Prosecutor Gustavo Adolfo Guerrero emphasized that “no course of investigations, including a murder by organized crime, has been excluded.”
However, one of the lines of research is that Dibanhi accidentally fell into the hotel tankThe videos do not show that anyone was following her or was with her.
The young woman’s father, Mario Escobar, suspected of sexual assault and refusing to copy the prosecutor’s office, ordered a second autopsy on his own.
The Debanhi case caused an uproar in Mexico, a country where, on average, more than 10 women are murdered every day, and in 2021 there were more than 1,000 murders against women.
So far this year, the state of Nuevo Leon has recorded a wave of disappearances with the fate of at least thirty women still missing.
With information from El Universal and EFE