12:30 p.m., May 4
Mother kills two young daughters, then self, in Rosarito
Daughters 7 and 9 gagged then hung
Playas de Rosarito police discovered two young girls murdered in their home in the evening of Wednesday, March 20th. The victims, 7 and 9 year old sisters, were found gagged with tape and hung by rope. The 45 year old mother, Claudia Álvarez, was found dead nearby in the family’s home.
Municipal authorities were initially hesitant to give local media any motive behind the murders, but later stated they believe the mother killed the children and then herself.
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