“Mom, some men are disrespecting me”: the last words of Leicy Celina, 15 years old

Leicy Celina Vargas Gameros, 15 years old, a student at CecyTe de Nogales, Sonora, in Mexico asked permission to visit a friend from the neighborhood. Three hours later she made her last call from the park: “Mom, some men are disrespecting me.”

Afterward, nothing was heard from her. His family asked for help in social media to locate it.

Staff of the Attorney General’s Office of the State of Sonora (FGJE), conducts the investigations by femicide committed to the detriment of Leicy Celina, after she was localized dead.

The body of the minor was found at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, July 5, next to the international highway 15, at kilometer 197 + 400 of the Imuris-Magdalena section, at the moment it was as unidentified.

Subsequently, staff of the Sonora Prosecutor’s Office compared features and clothing, with people reported as missing and / or missing, coinciding with a minor from Nogales, for which family members made the identification.

The mother of the minor filed a complaint at the Early Care Center (CAT) in Nogales at 12:40 p.m. on July 5, her search began immediately, at 2:14 p.m. she was attached to the State Registry of Persons Disappeared.

Within the complaint, it was stated that Leicy Celina left her home at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 4, after asking permission to visit a friend who lives three blocks from his home, in the Luis Donaldo Colosio neighborhood.

It was until 6:00 p.m. that they had contact, when the minor sent a message to her mother by instant messaging through her cell phone, saying that she was in the park of the Las Bellotas neighborhood. At 6:02 p.m. she sent another message and was no longer heard from her.

Later she was located without life; Staff of the Sonora Prosecutor’s Office carried out the corresponding studies of the law, determining that cause of death was suffocation, presented neurovascular compression and various blows.

The Agent of the Public Ministry, elements of the Ministerial Criminal Investigation Agency (AMIC) and personnel of Expert Services make up the investigation folder with interviews, evidence and various actions to clarify the case.

They call a demonstration for Leicy Celina

Through social networks, they are asked to participate in an act of protest.

“We are devastated by the loss of our sister Leicy Celina. We call for a demonstration and vigil to demand justice for the femicide of Leicy Celina, demand our rights and remember those who are no longer there.”

The protest will take place on Sunday, July 11 at 5:00 p.m. in the monument to Ignorance square (mono bichi).

It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing especially in black or purple; not to separate from the contingent and to withdraw accompanied; have a cell phone with battery and balance.

“If it is within your means, bring flowers, candles, posters and photos for the vigil,” says the invitation.

In addition, it is requested to comply with the health protocols for Covid-19, the use of mandatory face masks.

It is clarified that it is a separatist, transincluding and nonpartisan event.

Melissa Galbraith
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