The killing of an women shocks Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) – Hundreds of women are protesting in Mexico City and its suburbs following the horrifying death of an 18-year-old in the northern city of Monterrey. Sunday’s marches, unlike many previous women’s rights demonstrations, was largely peaceful. The demonstrators did not spray-paint slogans on monuments. Instead, they taped small missing posters on them, each one describing the disappearance of a woman.

Many depicted Debanhi Escobar, whose body was found late Thursday in a cistern at a motel. The case shocked Mexico, because the young woman was left on the side of a highway, purportedly after a taxi driver tried to fondle her.