Mexican prosecutors issue arrest warrant for suspect in murder of Shanquella Robinson

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An arrest warrant has been issued and extradition proceedings have been launched in Mexico for the suspect in the murder of 25-year-old Shanquella Robinson.

Robinson, a North Carolina resident, was reportedly beaten to death on October 28 while vacationing with a group of six others in Cabo.

It appears that the suspect in the crime was a friend of Robinson’s. The suspect is not named in the arrest warrant.

In an interview with ABC news on Wednesday, Baja California Sur prosecutor Daniel de la Rosa Anaya said, “We are carrying out all relevant procedures, such as the Interpol warning and the request for extradition to the United States of America.”

Anaya added: “It involves two Americans, the victim and the perpetrator.”

In the immediate aftermath of Robinson’s death, her family was told by her friends that she had died due to alcohol poisoning, a story that quickly fell apart under scrutiny.

The prosecutor in the case also said, “This case has been fully clarified, we even have a court order, an arrest warrant has been issued for the crime of femicide against the victim and against an alleged perpetrator, a friend of hers who is the direct aggressor.’

At one point, Robinson began to grab as Dr.  Gutiérrez took care of her.  The convulsions lasted less than a minute.  Later, after Dr. Gutierrez lost Robinson's pulse, CPR, AED and several adrenaline rushes were administered in an attempt to save the 25-year-old's life

At one point, Robinson began to grab as Dr. Gutiérrez took care of her. The convulsions lasted less than a minute. Later, after Dr. Gutierrez lost Robinson’s pulse, CPR, AED and several adrenaline rushes were administered in an attempt to save the 25-year-old’s life

After news of the injunction was announced, her mother, Salamondra Robinson, told ABC News, “I feel so good, that’s a good feeling.” That’s what we’ve been waiting for, for someone to finally be held accountable and arrested. I just can’t wait for justice to be served.’

Earlier this week, a new report indicated that Robinson was alive hours after medics arrived at their villa.

Portions of a Mexican police report obtained by The Charlotte Observer would have shown that Shanquella Robinson, 25, was not dead within 15 minutes of his injury, as previously reported.

The clip states that a doctor who was called to the house where the group was staying was with Robinson and the others in the suite for “nearly three hours” before she was pronounced dead.

The report also indicates that the woman became verbally unresponsive, at one point began to grab and receive several rounds of CPR, adrenaline and AED shocks in an attempt to save her before she was finally pronounced dead.

Gerardo Zuñiga, an investigative reporter for MetropliMx, provided the portions of the Mexican police report to The Charlotte Observer after breaking the story. Zuñiga had obtained the report through “a source.”

Another important development is that the report states that the woman also had a cardiac arrest before her death.

Medics were first called to Villa Linda 32 at about 2:13 p.m. on Oct. 29, according to the report, and within an hour Dr. Karolina Beatriz Ornelas Gutiérrez on the spot.

The doctor works with the American Medical Center, a local hospital in the Cabo area.

The call was reportedly placed by Wenter Donovan, a resident of Greensboro, North Carolina.

The doctor had been called to the Cabo villa for reports of an intoxicated person needing an IV, according to a portion of the Mexican police report obtained by the Charlotte Observer

The doctor had been called to the Cabo villa for reports of an intoxicated person needing an IV, according to a portion of the Mexican police report obtained by the Charlotte Observer

The doctor had been called to the Cabo villa for reports of an intoxicated person needing an IV, according to a portion of the Mexican police report obtained by the Charlotte Observer

Donovan was one of the people friends and family confirmed to be traveling with Robinson.

Dr. Gutierrez was called to the house, a routine practice in tourist areas in Mexico, for reports of a person who had “been drinking a lot of alcohol” and needed “a drip.”

The report, written in Spanish, says the doctor arrived to find “a woman” with stable vitals but appeared to be intoxicated and dehydrated.

The woman, now identified as Robinson, was unable to communicate verbally, the report states.

Despite the doctor telling the 25-year-old’s friends to take her to a hospital, the group insisted that the woman be treated at their villa.

Upon arrival at the villa, Dr Karolina Beatriz Ornelas Gutiérrez found 'a woman' who appeared to be drunk and dehydrated

Upon arrival at the villa, Dr Karolina Beatriz Ornelas Gutiérrez found 'a woman' who appeared to be drunk and dehydrated

Upon arrival at the villa, Dr Karolina Beatriz Ornelas Gutiérrez found ‘a woman’ who appeared to be drunk and dehydrated

Dr. Gutiérrez tried an IV but was unsuccessful, according to the portion of the report obtained by the North Carolina News Center.

Robinson also began having seizures at some point, about an hour after the doctor arrived, and the convulsions lasted less than a minute.

“At that point, the patient’s friend named Weenter Donovan called 911 to request an ambulance,” The Observer interprets the report.

The call for an ambulance was placed around 4:20 p.m., more than two hours after Robinson’s friends first called for help.

“In the meantime, the patient had difficulty breathing and a decreased pulse, and they gave her rescue breaths,” the report continued.

Shanquella Robinson, 25, lived for hours at the villa where she and her friends were staying in Cabo

Shanquella Robinson, 25, lived for hours at the villa where she and her friends were staying in Cabo

Shanquella Robinson, 25, lived for hours at the villa where she and her friends were staying in Cabo

At 4:49 p.m. CPR was performed. This rescue tactic began after Gutierrez stopped detecting a heartbeat.

Police arrived at 5:25 p.m. and spoke to Dr. Gutierrez before medics arrived and “administered 14 rounds of CPR, five doses of adrenaline, and six discharges (AED shocks) without success.”

Robinson was officially pronounced dead at 5:57 p.m. by the physician at the scene.

The report states that ‘cardiac arrest’ and ‘deceased person’ were the reasons police were brought to the villa.

This news comes just days after a new video of Robinson joking and laughing with friends surfaced online just hours before her death.

In the video shared by the neighborhood talk, the North Carolina woman jokes about her friends taking too long to get ready at their Fundadores Beach Club villa.

“It doesn’t take that long to be naked. Where are you?’ Robinson jokes in a video of her walking around the resort in San Jose del Cabo.

Robinson, who later suffered a broken neck and severed spine, walks through the room at 32 Villa Linda before entering to join several women discussing what swimsuits to wear.

The video, which was posted Friday, has garnered nearly 90,000 likes and hundreds of comments.

Dozens of commenters have pointed to the friends’ reactions as she walks into the room as a possible sign of things to come.

“They were talking about her in there! The body language says it all,” said one.

This story breaks my heart man. Imagine going on vacation and just trying to enjoy your life and face a straight death sentence,” one wrote.

“WOWWWWW this is sad. You can tell they had a problem with her. And she probably didn’t say anything because she came in to record,” said another.

Robinson was part of a group that traveled from Charlotte to Cabo on October 28, renting a villa to celebrate a friend’s birthday.

The 25-year-old was found dead in their suite a day later.

Robinson’s mother, Sallamondra, said her daughter’s friends initially called her and said she had died of alcohol poisoning.

“My heart just fell apart,” her mother said. “Shanquella was my heart.”

“Saturday night I got a call that Shanquella wasn’t feeling well,” she said, adding that she soon realized there was more to it.

“By the time we questioned them all, they all gave a different explanation,” she told GMA on Friday.

“I didn’t believe them because before they even got back to Charlotte… someone called us and said someone was fighting with her there,” she added.

She also said that Shanquella was with someone who knew her mother “really well” and hoped he would take care of her daughter, but “it wasn’t.”