A disturbing video of a woman from Charlotte, North Carolina, being beaten up by her friend has gone viral across social media platforms.
Shanquella Robinson was traveling with a group of people in Mexico on October 28, when she mysteriously died within 24 hours. Her parents Salamondra and Bernard were told that Shanquella Robinson died from alcohol poisoning.
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However, after the FBI was alerted about the mysterious death of their daughter, the authorities learned that there was a different potential cause of death altogether. In an interview, Salamondra revealed that her daughter sustained a “broken neck and her spine in the back was cracked.”
An official statement on how Shanquella sustained the injuries has not been released. However, it is alleged that she was assaulted by her friends, which could have contributed to her death.
In the video that has gone viral on social media, a woman can be seen beating up Robinson, who appeared to be without any clothes in the room. The physical assault on her was also filmed by someone present in the room with the group. While the victim was lying on the floor, the friends seemed to be cheering on the aggressor. The person recording the altercation could also be heard saying, “At least fight back.”
People on Twitter have started an online campaign to bring the people responsible for Robinson’s death to justice.
Who is Shanquella Robinson?
Shanquella Robinson is a businesswoman from North Carolina who was on vacation with a group of friends in Cabo. They reportedly went there to celebrate one of their friends’ birthdays.
According to Shanquella’s sister, the victim’s family got phone calls from people in Mexico who claimed that a physical fight happened and Shanquella was beaten up.
The U.S. Department of State issued a statement that read, “We are aware of these reports. Protecting the welfare of U.S. citizens overseas is among our top priorities. Out of respect for the privacy of those involved, we have no further comment at this time.”
Shanquella’s body was transported back to Charlotte on Thursday. Her funeral is scheduled for next Saturday.