Despite a coronavirus pandemic in Mexico, violence continues to manifest itself in different parts of the country. This sunday morning a woman and a baby were found dead after a knife attack in a house located in the municipality of Santiago, north of Monterrey, Nuevo León, who only survived a boy of one year and 11 months who was found wounded inside the place.
As part of the description of the events to the security authorities, the woman's husband explained that Upon arriving at the house at nine in the morning, he found the bodies of his 26-year-old spouse and the girl., who no longer showed signs of life.
The victims were stabbed in the neck and chest. Meanwhile, the other son of the occisa he was taken to the emergency room to be treated Since, according to the first reports, he also had wounds similar to those of his mother and sister, however, he was found alive.
As part of the security protocol, the area was cordoned off by agents of the Municipal, Ministerial Police and experts who work in the place where the homicides were committed, as well as in the corresponding investigation to determine the motive for the acts committed.
And it is that according to a report from the organization Common Cause have been committed at least 477 murders who were subjected to particularly violent acts by their aggressors, during the first quarter of 2020.
In addition to the violent acts that the country has suffered in recent years, the citizen organization highlighted that there is a worrying phenomenon, the commission of crimes in which the use of extreme violence is increasingly used.
On this and with the objective of preparing the investigation, Causa en Común defined extreme violence as "the intentional use of physical force to cause death, laceration or extreme abuse
Among the most representative cases of the investigation, the execution of 16 men in an armed confrontation between people deprived of their liberty in a prison in Zacatecas, on the first day of the year; the discovery of a clandestine grave that housed 29 bodies in Jalisco, on January 13; additionally a grave with 24 dismembered bodies in Michoacán, on February 21; and various cases with women murdered with traces of torture.
On the other hand, the states with the highest number of acts of extreme violence reported by the media were Guanajuato (29 cases), Michoacán (24), Puebla and Estado de México (17 events each); meanwhile, Nayarit, Tlaxcala, Yucatan, Baja California Sur, Durango and Querétaro did not present records. However, this does not mean that these events did not take place, but rather that they were probably not documented in newspaper reports.
Regarding the acts that were committed, during said period they were massacres, with a balance of 215 victims; dismemberment, with 101; clandestine graves, with 93 and murder of a minor, 46 cases.
In this context, the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, acknowledged at a press conference that his government has been unable to contain the killings in the country, well, despite the coronavirus pandemic that has been reported 49,219 accumulated infected people and 5,177 deaths, the violence figures continue to rise. He pointed:
Unfortunately we continue to have problems with homicides. Not even because this coronavirus situation exists have they calmed down
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