Roxana Ruiz was acquitted of murder after she raped and killed her partner in self-defense.
A 23-year-old was sentenced to 6 years and 2 months in prison after being found guilty of using excessive self-defense, killing a man who kidnapped her in 2021.
Judge Mónica Palomino was the one who delivered the acquittal.
“I am grateful that you have absolved me of my guilt, as it was not my fault; they recognized my innocence, which they had done from the beginning.” They locked me up for ninety months unjustly. I’m still afraid for my life,” Roxana said as the audience left.
The Public Ministry of the State of Mexico introduced a request to withdraw the legal action against Roxana Ruiz, for which reason Judge Mónica Palomino, the same one who on May 15 found guilty of using excessive defense, informed the parties about the matter. nor the absolution of the bond against the girl.
He has three days to consider the appeal
Roxana Ruíz’s defense lawyer, Ángel Carrera, said the counterparty has three days to appeal.
The parties could still appeal, they have three days. At the moment we are satisfied with the recognition of Roxana’s innocence, to whom she has always said, that she acted in legitimate defense. We will wait for this plan to remain firm, otherwise we will continue to fight.”
Roxana was attacked for prostitution in 2011
According to his acquaintances, the girl, who was staying at home, because he got up late in her bed without her consent, he beat her, kidnapped her, and threatened to kill her, but he went to her shirt and choked her. .
The judge granted the defense an unnecessary manslaughter sentence because the assailant left a knowing blow to the head. He was later strangled and passed out. According to the evidence presented by the prosecution, the girl tried to mutilate the body and was arrested 20 hours after trying to leave the body in a plastic bag.
After the verdict, Ruiz announced that he would file a non-compliance appeal to seek an acquittal.
Last Saturday, the Edomex Prosecutor’s Office announced that he had retired from criminal activity, after receiving a series of criticisms for his position in the case.