Skip to comments.Mexico investigating US teen's death as homicide
Posted on 05/05/2010 6:00:31 PM PDT by 2dogjoe
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) - The body of a Texas high school student reported missing by her mother has been found in Mexico and police are investigating her death as a homicide, authorities said Wednesday.
Elisabeth Mandala, 18, and two Mexican men were found dead Saturday in a crashed pickup truck near Mina, a town in the northeastern state of Nuevo Leon.
Autopsies revealed that all three died from severe blows to the head and body, according to a spokeswoman from the Nuevo Leon state Attorney General's Office.
Investigators believe the accident was staged, she said, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with agency policy.
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This should be interesting.
Only two possibilities.
She was kidnapped,
“she said, speaking on condition of anonymity...”
In Mexico, the cops speak on condition of anonymity. Pathetic.
By her own admission she was trying to set herself up in the coyote business, a trade which is largely controlled by various crime cartels. Not a great career move.
She wanted to be a coyote and she was an exotic dancer too. Wow.
Sorry, my sympathy level is non existent with this one.
She wanted to play with fire and she got burned.
There were South American beauty queens recently busted for getting millions in drugs across the border. Maybe she was trying to follow that example.
Stupidity is a capital crime.
She was a stripper who wanted to smuggle illegals into America.
I guess competition is cut throat.
Laz would hit that. Laz would hit that a LOT. Laz would go to the morgue and hit it right now. But the travel is a bit expensive right now.
As the late Robert Anson Heinlein put it, "Stupidity is the only universal capital crime. The sentence is automatic, and there is no appeal." This was true for this individual, without a doubt...