He suffered a brutal attack with a knife in Fredonia, Antioquia

He suffered a brutal attack with a knife in Fredonia, Antioquia
He suffered a brutal attack with a knife in Fredonia, Antioquia
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In the municipality of Fredonia, southwest Antioquia, there are dismayed with the brutality with which a 58-year-old woman was murdered in the middle of a public street. The events occurred on the night of this Sunday, June 2, at around 7:00 p.m.

According to the information that the police have managed to collect from witnesses and some cameras in the sector, the woman was outside her house smoking a cigarette when she was approached by two men on a motorcycle who in a matter of seconds pulled out a knife and began to attack her. The woman received several deep wounds.

Minutes later the police received a call to come to the scene. There they found the victim and received initial information from some people that it had been a traffic accident.

The authorities transferred the woman to the Santa Lucía hospital, in this municipality. However, minutes later after several resuscitation maneuvers by medical personnel, he died due to the severity of his injuries.

Confirming that the fatal injuries did not correspond to any traffic accident, police investigators returned to the scene and with more testimonies and other evidence collected, they were able to confirm that the woman had been the victim of a brutal attack.

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One of the hypotheses that the authorities are using is that the crime could have been a settling of scores.

This was the second homicide of a woman with a knife that occurred this weekend in Antioquia.

Last Friday, a 57-year-old woman died at the Las Américas clinic in Envigado after being transferred from Sabaneta when she was found by the police taking refuge under a bridge. after having been attacked, apparently, by her romantic partner, in the Calle Larga sector. The woman received a fatal stab wound to the chest. The alleged perpetrator, a 33-year-old man, was captured.

With these two deaths, Antioquia now has 40 homicides of women so far in 2024. Of these, at least 18 are being investigated as femicides. The authorities reiterated the call to report any violence against women or the suspicion that they are at risk. Anyone can do it, even anonymously, on lines 123 Mujer or in entities such as the Prosecutor’s Office, Family police stations, Police stations or Persons’ Office.

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