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Guadalupe Medina Pichardo (January 16, 2013 - March 17, 2017) was a girl found murdered in Nezahuacóyotl, Edo. Mexico in March 2017. She was identified in January 2018

While she remained unidentified, she was known by the nickname "La Niña de las Calcetitas Rojas" (Little Red Socks Girl in Spanish).

Case

Guadalupe was born in a abusive household, her parents never registered her for a birth certificate, and she was bounced around from home to home, some people say that at one point, she lived with garbage pickers.

Her semi-naked body, was found on a solar in Nezahuacóyotl, Edo. Mexico on March 18. She was beaten, bitten on an arm and sexually assaulted. The autopsy determined blunt force trauma as the cause of death.

An activist named Veronica Villalvazo (Better know as "Frida Guerrera") took on the case and asked two forensic artists to make a sketch of her.

She was identified by her two aunts on December 19, 2017. 5 days later, her mother and her step-father were arrested and charged with murder, child abuse and sexual assault.

Media appearances

  • A Mexican anthology show called "La Rosa de Guadalupe" made a episode based on her case, this episode caused controversy, with the show being accused of profiting and parodying the case.

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