The FBI Field office at Charlotte said it had opened an investigation into the death of a local resident, Shanquella Robinson, who died late last month in Cabo San Lucas, along with friends she was traveling with allegedly involved in her death and possible extradition to Mexico for their alleged crimes.
The agency confirms the above information with Shade room on Monday, but declined to comment further.
FBI opens investigation into Shanquella Robinson’s death in Mexico, a week after video of deadly attack emerged
The news comes as friends, family and followers of Shanquella’s story on social media have been demanding justice since a damn fight video emerged showing Robinson being brutally beaten by a ” friend,” said Dejahnae Jackson, who went on a trip to Mexico with her. Shade room report last week.
Shanquella Robinson, 25, was found dead a day after flying on vacation to Cabo with friends. What happens at a Cabo villa is a mystery due to conflicting claims. After an ongoing investigation, the friends were found to have lied about the cause of death. pic.twitter.com/runaiGBDHa
– MEFeater Magazine (@mefeater) November 16, 2022
Now, more than six friends on the trip with Shanquella could face charges in connection with her death, with US state officials reportedly allowing Mexico to extradite all those involved in the crime. people involved in a Mexican prison pending their arrest.
“They will have to answer before the Law of Mexico,” a police officer investigating the case told Queen City News, adding that if they find evidence leading to an arrest, they will have the right to bring The group returns to Mexico.
The officer told the outlet they were in contact with the FBI and the consulate, and urged anyone with information about the incident to contact the local FBI office in Charlotte.
“Due to the ongoing investigation, we have no further comment,” FBI Office Charlotte Field told The Shade Room on Monday.
The United States has allowed Mexico to extradite the person who killed that girl… to a Mexican Prison.
– Nyzhjae (@Nyzhjae) November 20, 2022
Family looking for answers, officials initially clashed over Shanquella’s cause of death
In particular, a friend, identified as Dejanae Jackson, who appears to be the perpetrator of the fatal beating in the video, will likely be one of those friends who face extradition in the coming weeks, as authorities continue to investigate the tragic death of the 25-year-old.
Shanquella’s death last month left her family looking for answers, and were frustrated that police initially insisted no foul play was involved.
Meanwhile, her family assumes she died of a broken neck, likely in the horrific attack that was captured and revealed on video.
Robinson’s mother, Salamondra, announced last week that an autopsy showed her daughter had suffered a violent death, and now her family holds Shanquella’s friends responsible after the video was leaked. The leak seems to indicate that she was brutally assaulted by one of her friends.
– Jesse Pierre (@JessePierre_) November 19, 2022
An autopsy revealed that Shanquella Robinson had suffered a violent death, the family said from a broken neck
“When the autopsy came back, they said it had nothing to do with alcohol,” Salamondra Robinson announced, according to the WNCT.
” [They] said she broke her neck and the spine in her back was cracked. She was beaten.”
Robinson’s family only learned of the autopsy report after calling the FBI and Mexican authorities, after friends of Shanquella she was traveling with made a panic phone call shortly after their arrival.
Salamondra said: “Everybody there with her told different stories. “They said she was unwell. She suffered from alcohol poisoning. They can’t get a pulse.”
– JimyOfficial (@OfficialJimy) November 16, 2022
US State Department officials initially denied her death was a homicide as family hires private investigator
But US State Department officials in Mexico initially denied that her death was a homicide, despite the damning video showing Shanquella being assaulted, and announced a police investigation. did not show any signs of foul play.
Now, a State Department official is helping Shanquella’s family access reports from Mexican law enforcement. According to the WNCT, the family is also hiring a private investigator to investigate the case.
Shanquella died within a day of arriving in Mexico shortly after making one last phone call to his mother.
She told her mother that their party “had a chef. They are ready to eat. They were eating tacos or salad or something, and I said, ‘OK. I love you. Good night, and I’ll talk to you tomorrow.’”
GoFundMe raises over $350k, including a donation by NBA star Kyrie Irving
Hundreds of people were at Shanquella’s memorial on Saturday.
Meanwhile, a GoFundMe Since then, the account has been set up by Robinson’s sister and has reached over $356,000 including a generous donation of $65,000 from NBA star and former North Carolina resident, basketball player Duke Kyrie Irving .
“We faced an unexpected financial burden and immense pain as we prepared to lay down my sister. Any assistance you can contribute towards our legal fees and other significant expenses is greatly appreciated,” the fundraiser said.
Those interested in donating can do so here.