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Body of young woman found beaten, raped in Cancun

Cancun, Q.R. — The body of a female was found by neighbors Sunday morning in a Cancun vacant lot.

Neighbors of Avenida Rio Hondo discovered the half naked body of a woman at 10:00 a.m. Sunday morning. The woman showed signs of being beaten and sexually assaulted.

Neighbors hailed passing Public Security agents who were making rounds in the neighborhood of Los Garcia. They were taken to a vacant lot on Rio Hondo where the body lie motionless. Elements from the Special Prosecutor’s Office in Care for Women took over the case.

An ambulance arrived where paramedics pronounced the woman as deceased. The area was cordoned off on Rio Hondo Avenue between 104th and 106th streets while authorities from the State Attorney General’s Office collected evidence.

Ministerial authorities reported that the deceased was a young 17-year-old woman who suffered extensive injuries including lesions and bruises on her face, arms, legs and knees.