Story By: Lisa-Maria Goertz, Sub-Editor: Michael Leidig, Agency: Newsflash
Two women in Mexico who discovered they were in a love triangle with their cheating partner have been jailed for over 43 years each for killing him to get revenge for his infidelity.
The incident took place in the town of Nextlalpan, in the central Mexican state of State of Mexico in April 2018.
According to local media, the two women Ana Laura Jaramillo Venegas and Alheli Mendoza Perez have been found guilty of killing the victim, who has not been identified.
According to local media, the women hired two hitmen and decided to accompany them and oversee the attack in person.
The killing was ruled a crime of passion by the court who found that both women discovered that they had the same sentimental partner.
It is not clear how the women found out they were seeing the same man, or how long they had been with him.
The court hard though that once the women had found out, they decided to join forces to get their revenge.
According to an official report from the Attorney General (FGJEM): “The day of the attack, the two women were aboard a vehicle with another individual, followed by another subject on a motorbike.
“Both women, upon seeing the victim, who was walking along the street, gave the order to their accomplices to beat and kill him.
“The man on the motorbike subdued the victim, wounded him with a knife and then shot him. The suspected killers then escaped aboard the aforementioned vehicles.”
Both women have been found guilty and received news of their punishment during an online video hearing which sentenced them to 43 years and nine months in jail each, plus damages to the family of the victim.