GUANAJUATO, Gto. — 14-year-old Fernanda Paola Vega Blaine went missing on Saturday May 13, after leaving her home in the community of “Empalme Escobedo”, municipality of Comonfort, to meet with a friend. Twelve days later, she was found dead on the “Juventino Rosas – Guanajuato” highway.
According to her friend Jocelyn, they were hanging out with two men, visiting the “Allende” dam, near the exit of San Miguel de Allende towards the city of Guanajuato on Saturday May 13.
Then, these individuals took them to the state of Hidalgo against their will, where Jocelyn was able to escape and asked for help to return home. She never saw Fernanda Paola again.
Fernanda’s relatives filed a complaint before the State’s Attorney General Office of Justice. Nine days later, the authorities issued an Amber alert (Child Abduction Emergency) in which they exposed the fact and requested the citizen collaboration to find Fernanda Paola.
On Monday May 25, the State Attorney’s Office informed that Fernanda Paola’s remains were found on the intersection “Guanajuato-Juventino Rosas” highway.
Through a statement, the State Attorney’s Office confirmed that Fernanda was found dead and she had been buried on Sunday 28, a day after her remains were given to her family.
The authorities informed that after the complaint was filed by her relatives, a series of interdisciplinary and inter institutional actions were carried out in order to locate the teenager.
“Fernanda Paola died as a result of head trauma” declared judicial officials, and stated that no more information would be provided to media, for confidential reasons. The investigations are continuing to determine whether the girl was killed and, consequently, to clarify who is responsible.