Crime: Arrest warrant issued for the death of Shanquella Robinson

Mystery Deepens Surrounding Death Of 25-Year-Old Woman In Cabo

  Mystery Deepens Surrounding Death Of 25-Year-Old Woman In Cabo Shanquella Robinson's friends said she'd had too much to drink; the autopsy and a video indicated she'd been beaten.Shanquella’s family says her friends claim alcohol poisoning was to blame, but that story doesn’t align with the death certificate, which identified severe spinal cord injury and neck trauma.

As previously reported by REVOLT, 25-year-old Shanquella Robinson died in Cabo, Mexico, in late October after traveling with a group of friends on vacation. Initially, those individuals called her parents and said the young woman passed from alcohol poisoning. Shortly after the parents spoke with a local news station about the case, a video surfaced online of the Charlotte, North Carolina, native being savagely beaten by one of those friends at their vacation rental. None of the other members of their group intervened.

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Yesterday (Nov. 23), an arrest warrant was issued for the suspect of the violent crime. According to ABC News, the person of interest was not named in the document; however, a local prosecutor for the Mexican state of Baja California Sur, Daniel de la Rosa Anaya, revealed the suspect was a friend of Robinson. “This case is fully clarified. We even have a court order. There is an arrest warrant issued for the crime of femicide to the detriment of the victim and against an alleged perpetrator, a friend of her who is the direct aggressor,” the prosecutor noted. On Nov. 17, the State Attorney General’s Office of Baja California Sur said “an investigation was initiated for femicide” — a form of gender-based violence.

Shanquella Robinson's Brutal Murder In Mexico Is Being Investigated By The FBI

  Shanquella Robinson's Brutal Murder In Mexico Is Being Investigated By The FBI This morning, Ya Girl Ming posted on Twitter, “also, thanks to social media, the case of Shanquella Robinson has been escalated to FBI investigation.” What was supposed to be a fun vacation in Mexico quickly turned into a nightmare. In October, Shanquella Robinson was brutally beaten by her travel companions, which resulted in her death. These events were captured on camera. Robinson was only 25. The case continues to inspire horror, and disgust, calling for those responsible to face justice. Now it may finally be on the way.

De la Rosa Anaya added: “Actually, it wasn’t a quarrel, but instead a direct aggression. We are carrying out all the pertinent procedures such as the Interpol alert and the request for extradition to the United States of America. It’s about two Americans, the victim and the culprit.” In the cellphone video that appeared online, Robinson was in a villa bedroom completely naked and seemingly incoherent. A friend who traveled with her repeatedly punched her until the victim was on the floor. An autopsy determined the young woman’s cause of death as “severe spinal cord injury and atlas luxation.”

In a previous interview, Robinson’s mother revealed that she recognized some individuals from the footage. “I would like to see each one of them sent back to Mexico because their plan was to come back here thinking that they wasn’t going to be prosecuted. [Shanquella] was a caring person… and I want them to always remember that. We’re going to keep her legacy alive,” she told ABC News.

Arrest Made In Death of Shanquella Robinson, Daejhanae Jackson Awaits Extradition .
Law enforcement appears to be one step closer to seeking justice in the untimely death of 25-year-old Shanquella Robinson. Travel Noire previously reported on the public outcry to hold one of Robinson’s friends accountable for the crime through extradition and prosecution in Mexico. © Provided by TravelNoire Those pleas may have been answered as reports circulate that Daejhanae Jackson has been arrested in connection with the crime.

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