Rosa Isela Castro Vazquez Bio – Rosa Isela Castro Vazquez Wiki
Rosa Isela Castro Vazquez was eight months pregnant when she was kidnapped by two suspects who cut the baby out of her womb and dumped her body in Medellin del Bravo, in the Mexican state of Veracruz.
Rosa Isela Castro Vazquez was 20 years old.
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Rosa Isela Castro Vazquez 8-month-pregnant woman died after two attackers allegedly kidnapped her and sliced her stomach open to steal her unborn child, Mexican authorities said Monday.
The gruesome alleged attack occurred in Mexico’s eastern state of Veracruz on Nov. 30, per multiple outlets. Though the woman — identified by federal police as Rosa Isela Castro Vazquez, 20 — succumbed to her wounds, the infant was “was rescued safe and sound and is now receiving attention from the relevant authorities,” the Veracruz attorney general’s office wrote in a statement.
The alleged assailants are a man and a woman, currently identified by Mexican officials only as Gonzalo and Veronica “N.” The two stand accused of kidnapping and femicide.
According to multiple local outlets, the suspects used social media messages to lure Vasquez to a pharmacy near her Veracruz home. They allegedly promised to give her some hand-me-down baby clothes.
Surveillance footage allegedly showed Vazquez meeting the suspects outside the pharmacy and being escorted into a car. The young woman’s body was later found at the Los Arrieros ranch, according to the Attorney General’s online statement, with the unborn child cut out of her womb.
In a statement posted on Facebook, the Attorney General of Veracruz said, “The State Attorney General’s Office…reports that officials of the Ministerial Police arrested Gonzalo ‘N’ and Veronica ‘N’ as alleged perpetrators of [the kidnapping.]”
When the suspects were arrested, “they had a newborn minor with them,” the statement says. Local outlets report that the female suspect took the infant to a local hospital but was unable to prove the baby was her own.
It is unclear if the two alleged attackers have retained counsel who can speak on their behalf or entered a plea.