Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Juarez: “Los Mexicles” kill 3 little girls with uncle, father abducted

Chivis Martinez Borderland Beat from Radio Formula  eldiariojuarez

Three girls of 14, 13 and 4 years of age were killed yesterday at a ranch in the Riberas del Bravo neighborhood, in Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua.

The victims were identified as Lindsay, Sherlyn and Arleth Sánchez Gordillo, who were with their parents when a group of armed men entered the place and opened fire on the family.

The multiple homicide occurred during the first hours of last Sunday leaving left four people dead and two police officers injured in a crash recorded during the chase of the aggressors.

In addition to the girls, a man identified as Rafael Gordillo González, 25, who could be an uncle of the minors, also lost his life in the assault.

According to local media, such as El Diario and La Posta, the father of the children was kidnapped, although that information has not been confirmed by the State Attorney General's Office (FGE).

Prosecutor Nava López said that the abduction of the father is being investigated. Quezada Espinoza's family insisted yesterday that his abduction, after the shooting on the farm, originated in a mistake. Social media reports indicate he is an American citizen who also resides in El Paso.

However, local media reported that the agency's staff reported that 60 .223 of R-15, 26 of 7.62 by 39 mm of AK-47 (goat horn), 18 of the crime scene were located. .308 (Army exclusive assault rifle), 3 12 mm caps and 7 more than 9 mm.

A group of hitmen from “Los Mexicles” appears as likely responsible for the crime, announced yesterday the prosecutor in the North Zone, Jorge Nava López.

“Los Mexicles” operate as an armed arm of the Sinaloa Cartel, a criminal group with an operation center in the Juarez Valley.

That is, 114 shots were counted in total.