Mexican prosecutors search to extradite U.S. suspect in killing of North Carolina lady in San Jose del Cabo

Mexican prosecutors mentioned Thursday they’ve filed costs in opposition to a U.S. lady on suspicion of killing one other American seen being overwhelmed in a viral video.

Prosecutors within the state of Baja California Sur didn’t identify the suspect within the Oct. 29 dying of Shanquella Robinson.

However they mentioned they’ve approached Mexican federal prosecutors and diplomats to attempt to get the girl extradited to face costs in Mexico.

Robinson’s dying at a resort improvement within the Baja resort city of San Jose del Cabo shocked individuals in each international locations. The video raised suspicions that Robinson could have died by the hands of individuals she was travelling with.

Native prosecutor Antonio López Rodríguez mentioned the case was being handled as a possible murder and an arrest warrant had been issued for the suspect. Nonetheless, the group Robinson was travelling with left Mexico after she was discovered lifeless in a rented villa.

State prosecutor Daniel de la Rosa Anaya mentioned the suspect was additionally an American, however didn’t establish her.

The FBI confirmed to CBS Information Tuesday that it had additionally opened an investigation into Robinson’s dying.

A video apparently taped on the luxurious villa in San Jose del Cabo reveals one lady, apparently an American, beating one other lady recognized as Robinson.

The video has been reposted many occasions on social media websites. In it, a person with an American accent may be heard saying “Are you able to at the least battle again?” The person didn’t seem to intervene within the beating.

The video raised questions on why no one intervened within the purported beating, or why individuals she was touring with would have overwhelmed her.

Shanquella’s mom, Salamondra Robinson, instructed CBS Information in an interview final week that she was initially instructed by Shanquella’s buddies that Shanquella had gotten sick with alcohol poisoning. However afterward, Salamondra realized there was a battle, and an post-mortem discovered she had accidents to her spinal wire and neck.

The post-mortem confirmed that “her dying had nothing to do with alcohol,” Salamondra mentioned.

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