The femicide of Ingrid Escamilla: who was the woman who was murdered and mutilated, whose photos were leaked

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Next February 9 will be two years of the femicide from Ingrid Escamilla, a 25-year-old woman who was murdered by her partner, in front of his son, in the north of Mexico City. The case generated a wave of outrage and social upheaval, not only because of the savagery of the crime, but also because murder images they leaked and went viral on the media and social networks.

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On Sunday, February 9, 2020, the Secretariat of Security of Mexico City He received an anonymous call that denounced the murder of a woman on Calle Tamagno in the Gustavo A. Madero mayor’s office. Upon arriving at the scene, the authorities they found Ingrid’s remains.

For the femicide of the young woman he was arrested Erick Francisco Robledo, 46 years old. When the police arrived, the killer was still next to Escamilla’s body. The woman had multiple stab lacerations and the man he had blood stains all over his body.

Robledo’s ex-partner, and the mother of their son, who was 14 years old at the time, was the one who notified the authorities, since the man contacted her after committing the crime.

What did the main suspect in the femicide of Ingrid Escamilla say?

According to the detainee, on the day he attacked Ingrid they had maintained a discussion in which they attacked each other with a knife. In that context, he killed her and then mutilated her body to hide the parts and not get caught.

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“I did not want anyone to notice,” said the murderer, who also claimed that he threw the woman’s parts down the sewer in order to eliminate the incriminating evidence.

In 2019, Ingrid had filed a complaint for gender violence against her partner, although finally the woman did not continue with the legal process and the case was archived, according to local media.

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Outrage over the leaks of Ingrid Escamilla’s photos

The crime scene images leaked and they were published on social networks and some media, as well as a video in which the alleged femicide talks about how the murder happened. In it I know shows bloodied and with a bandage on his head. With a trembling voice, the record confirms that “he flushed some of the remains of the corpse down the toilet and took others to a public sewer.”

Activists and organizations demonstrated against the revealed those images Because no victim should be exhibited, since this revictimizes the woman, her family and those close to her, and that the photographs only serve to feed the morbid.

However, echoing these types of images does nothing more than apologize for violence, a problem that Mexico is fighting to eradicate once and for all.

Due to the leaking of the images, at least six people, police and prosecutors, were investigated, according to the Mexico City Attorney General’s Office (FGJCDMX).

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