Girl, 7, is murdered in Mexico, fueling outrage over number of women killed in country

A 7-year-old girl was murdered in Mexico, fueling outrage over the disturbing number of recent slayings of women throughout the country.

The Mexico City prosecutor’s office confirmed Monday that a body discovered in a rural area on the southern outskirts of the city over the weekend  belonged to the girl, who was abducted by a stranger on Feb. 11.

The cause of death has not been released yet for the girl, identified only as Fatima.

Five people have been questioned in the case, and there is video footage of her abduction, according to prosecutors.

The girl’s grandfather, Guillermo Anton Godínez, said Monday that a woman led Fatima away from the school.

She had left the school wearing her uniform, but the woman put a green shirt and pants on her, Godínez said.

The girl’s mother arrived 15 to 20 minutes after the woman already led her daughter away, according to Godínez.

“Justice has to be done, for my daughter and for all women,” Fatima’s mother, Maria Magdalena Antón, declared outside prosecutors’ offices.

Antón claimed investigators made the family wait hours and travel across the city before they could even file a missing person’s report.

Mexico Women SlainMexico Women SlainPeople arrive at the home of seven-year-old Fatima Cecilia Aldrighett, who went missing on February 11 and whose body was discovered over the weekend inside a plastic garbage bag, in Mexico CityMaria Magdalena, mother of Fatima Cecilia Aldrighett, who went missing and whose body was discovered over the weekend inside plastic garbage bag, reacts as Fatima's coffin arrives at their house in Mexico CityPeople light candles near the coffin of Fatima Cecilia Aldrighett, 7, who went missing on February 11 and whose body was discovered over the weekend inside a plastic garbage bag, her house in Mexico CityA man looks on next to white balloons and flowers at the site where the body of seven-year old Fatima Cecilia Aldrighett was discovered in Mexico City

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