06/18/2021 2:47 PM
Updated 06/18/2021 2:47 PM
A 17-year-old teenager who had been found
unconscious and bloody
in a temporary shelter in the Santiago town of Villa Atamisqui
died this Friday at the hospital
where she was admitted, and for the femicide they
arrested a suspect of the same age
The victim was identified as Luciana Sequeira and was found unconscious and bleeding in a hotel accommodation, where she would have been
attacked and abandoned
by another 17-year-old adolescent.
Sequeira was immediately transferred to the local hospital and then referred to the Ramón Carrillo Regional Hospital in the city of Santiago del Estero, where she was
admitted in serious condition and finally died
Luciana was found with a hemorrhage in a hotel accommodation.
Police sources reported that the accused,
who was later detained
, and the victim were in a room of an alleged temporary shelter, where after a few hours the teenager
left the place alone
, while the girl still remained in the room.
Faced with this situation, the owner of the place went to the room and knocked on the door, but since no one answered, he opened it and
found the minor bloodied and unbalanced
For this reason, the man alerted the police officers of the 20 Atamisqui police station and the prosecutor Vanina Aguilera intervened in the case, who later ordered the arrest of the suspect
for the crime of sexual abuse
and searches of his home.
March in Santiago del Estero requesting justice for Luciana Sequeira.
As a result of Sequeira's death, the prosecutor ordered that the body be transferred to the morgue to carry out the autopsy operation, and the change in the legal classification of the case to "
was not ruled out
, judicial sources reported.
This afternoon, relatives of the adolescent gathered to demand justice and her mother, Graciela Barraza, told the press that she knew "nothing" about an alleged courtship between her daughter and the accused, she "caught her by surprise", since "She was always with her studies, she
was in the fifth year of high school
" and she even commented that "
the possible aggressor was their classmate
With tears in her eyes, the mother commented that her daughter "
had burns on her legs
and also cuts and since she had a lot of blood loss, she
did not resist
"She was very good, very supportive
, that day she was going to make the purchases that she had asked for with her cousin
and also to look for some books from the school for the virtual classes she had," Barraza recalled about the day on which she was later found in serious condition.
"I just want her to pay with the same pain as my daughter,
because I won't find her anymore,
" he concluded.
For their part, feminist organizations in the province, such as Ni Una Menos, Mumala, among others, through a statement called for "justice for Luciana" and expressed: "Another violent death of a woman so far this year in Santiago del Estero, the majority in the interior of our province, "they said from the organization.
And they added: "As a feminist organization it causes us pain,
we are tired of counting murdered women
without any response, the femicides do not take numbers, they take people."