Kiara Agnew, a 23-year-old Canadian woman, was discovered dead at a hotel south of Cancun. A Canadian man is allegedly being detained in connection with the death, according to Mexican prosecutors. Her identity was confirmed by the victim’s family.
A Mexican police force tweeted that a foreign national is being looked into for the crime of femicide.
The demise of one Canadian citizen and the arrest of another Canadian in Mexico are both known to Global Affairs Canada. Officials from the consulate are helping the families and corresponding with the local authorities.
They have acknowledged in a statement that they are informed of the passing of one Canadian national and the imprisonment of another in Mexico.
Officials from the consulate are helping the families and corresponding with the local authorities. A campaign started by Agnew’s family to transport her remains back to Canada has already received more than $17,000 as of Sunday at 1 p.m. PT.
Being raised at Plaster Rock, New Brunswick, Kiara Agnew later relocated to Dawson Creek as a kid.
She was employed by the Lake View Credit Union, which posted its condolences on Facebook in honor of her. Agnew’s death and its circumstances are still being looked into.
Ten women are killed every day, according to Mexico’s National Institute of Statistics and Geography.
Advocates claim that the government is failing to adequately protect women and is downplaying how serious the problem is.
Travel warnings have been issued by the Canadian government for Mexico, advising citizens to proceed with extreme caution due to the high rates of violent crime, including homicide and kidnapping, in several regions.
The warning also emphasizes the possibility of sexual harassment and assault. Particularly in tourist locations, travelers need to exercise caution and be aware of their surroundings.
The Canadian government advises its people to take safety precautions when they travel, such as signing up with the Registration of Canadians Abroad service, getting comprehensive travel insurance, and doing extensive research on their intended destination.
Also, it is essential to respect cultural norms, adhere to local regulations, and be aware of any risks.
Her family and loved ones have been crushed and brokenhearted by Kiara Agnew’s passing. The incident was “beyond sad for every single individual involved,” according to her aunt.
The inquiry is still underway, and to find out what really happened, the Canadian and Mexican authorities are cooperating.