(Before It's News)
Translated by Chuck B Almada from an El Pais
Written by J.M. Ahrens
October 26, 2016
|Sketch of Crisforo Maldonado's killer
, organized crime does not stop at the hospital doors. Murdering the already critically wounded in front of doctors and nurses has become a common practice. That’s exactly what happened at the General Hospital
of the Americas
in Ecatepec, Mexico
State. The facts are simple.
At night, the Cruz Roja (EMS) received a call for service: in the Estrella de Oriente neighborhood, there was a vehicle with two occupants suffering from gunshot wounds. When the ambulance arrived, one of the occupants was already deceased while the second occupant was bleeding-out and was immediately transported to the hospital. However, upon arrival, according to the preliminary investigation, an unknown person approached the patient, produced a weapon, and executed him. The unknown assailant also shot a nurse and then vanished.
Two weeks prior, the same type of incident took place at the public hospital in Cosamaloapan in Veracruz
. During the morning hours, two pick-up trucks with about 10 sicarios arrived and parked in front of the hospital. Half of the sicarios took care of the security guards while the second half went to the room where Augstin Yescas Canelas who had been shot the day before. The sicarios stabbed him to death in his hospital bed.
There have been dozens of similar cases. This was the case five years ago in a private hospital in Culiacan
, Sinaloa. The sicarios made their way into the hospital without asking any questions and then murdered five individuals. Four of those individuals had nothing to do with the main target and they were simply in the same floor as the person that they went to execute.
|Crisforo Maldonado's killer identified as Alfredo Aguilar
The majority of these crimes are derived from the Mexican chasm. Some of them do acquire December 14, 2012
he was admitted into the ICU at the Meixican City Hospital
when a man wearing a white gown arrived to visit him. The man had a firearm with a silencer and shot him multiple times about the thorax and abdomen. He had just eliminated the leader of the Rojos Cartel. With that crime, a bloody war ensued between Los Rojos and Guerreros Unidos that lasted a few months and had over 70 deaths as a result. This incident is what caused the disappearance of the 43 students in Iguala that,
according to the official version, Guerreros Unidos confused them as being sicarios from Los Rojos.
significance over time. That’s what happened with the death of Crisforo Rogelio Maldonado Jimenez, survivor of an ambush. The night of
Today, La Cruz Roja, after the Ecatepec attack, made a call to the state demanding security so that they continue working. “Our task is humanitarian and the citizens respect us,” according a spokesperson. The nurse, wounded in a leg, is now in stable condition and no longer in danger. When he received the gunshot wound, he was trying to stabilize the patient. They killed him in front of the nurse.
Video of when Crisforo Rogelio Maldonado Jimenez AKA El Boncinas was murdered