The young man was killed by several gunshots while he was in the gym.
2018 could become the most violent year in two decades in Mexico.
A deputy federal mexican received this Thursday in the campus legislative a phone call that informed him of the murder of her daughter, which caused him a nervous breakdown and resulted in the suspension of the parliamentary session.
Carmen Medel Palm, the Movement Regeneration National (Morena), the party of the president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador, broke down in tears after receiving the call at around 13.30 local time (19.30 GMT). Many members of the House, especially women, came to console her.
"citizens legislators, with deep sorrow we participated the murder of the daughter of our colleague congresswoman Carmen Medel, district fourteen of the state of Veracruz. Valeria has today been victim of the state of violence in which we live the mexican people", said deputy Paul Gomez, also of Brown.
From the tribune added: "Today we face the tragedy of much more direct way with a member of this assembly. We are all subject to this crisis of violence, and all together, as a legislature, we must respond. We must pacify Mexico, eradication of violence and violent crime".
Finally, he expressed the condolences of all members to the legislator Medel. While several lawmakers began to chant "oh, Justice, justice!".
The president of the Chamber of Deputies, Porfirio Munoz Ledo, ordered the suspension of work until next Tuesday in solidarity with the congresswoman. "This is a moment both solemn and sad, and as such we must preserve it in our memory. The meeting is adjourned," he declared.
in Addition, the Board of Political Coordination of the Chamber issued a statement in which it expressed its "absolute solidarity and support to our colleague congresswoman Carmen Medel Palma, for the murder of his daughter, Valeria Cruz Medel". The body denounced "the conditions of insecurity and violence that live in Veracruz, and the greater part of the national territory".
"we Condemn this devious murder, we recognize the urgent need to pacify the country and to reiterate our commitment to contribute in the eradication of violence. We urge the relevant authorities of justice and the prompt clarification of these events," he said.
For its part, the Senate observed a minute of silence in memory of the daughter of the deputy Medel.
Media in the eastern state of Veracruz reported that Valeria Cruz was shot several times and killed this afternoon when he was in a gym in Ciudad Mendoza. He was also murdered another young woman, who also was in the gym. Reports indicate that the young man was killed by a guy that entered the gym and, after committing the crime, fled. State authorities still have not issued information about the event.
According to data from the organization, traffic Light, Criminal, Mexico recorded during the first nine months of 2018 a total of 21.283 killings, which represents an increase of 18 % compared to the previous year's figures.
keep this trend, by 2018 it could become the most violent year in two decades, with more than 28,000 killings, said the association in its last report, based on figures from the Executive Secretariat of the National Public Security System (SESNSP). Mexico closed 2017 with 25.339 voluntary manslaughter, a number unheard-of two decades ago that resulted in an increase of 18,91 % over the previous year.
According to the criteria ofLearn more Updated Date: 11 November 2018, 20:00