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Mexico is seeking the extradition of an American in the death of tourist Shankella Robinson


CABA SAN LUCAS, Mexico – Mexican prosecutors said Thursday they have charged an American woman on suspicion of murdering another American seen in a viral video.

The Baja California Sur State Attorney’s Office has not named a suspect in the Oct. 29 death Shankwela Robinson.

But they said they had reached out to Mexican federal prosecutors and diplomats to try to extradite the woman to face charges in Mexico.

RobinsonThe death at the resort town of Baja San José del Cabo shocked people in both countries. The video raised suspicions that Robinson may perish at the hands of men she drove with

Local prosecutor Antonio Lopez Rodríguez said the case is being treated as a potential homicide and an arrest warrant has been issued for the suspect. However, the group Robinson after that traveled with Mexico she was found dead in a rented villa.

State Attorney Daniel de la Rosa Anaya said the suspect is also American, but did not identify her.

This was reported by local media in Charlotte, North Carolina Robinson traveled with saying different versions of how she died, but this was shown by the autopsy she died of severe spinal cord or neck injury.

The video, apparently recorded at a luxury villa in San Jose del Cabo, shows one woman, apparently American, beating another woman, identified as Robinson.

The video was repeatedly reposted on social networks. On it, a man with an American accent can be heard saying, “Can you at least fight back?” It seems that the man did not intervene in the beating.

The video raised questions about why no one intervened in the alleged beating and why people she drove with would be beaten her.

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