Family of Shanquella Robinson marches in D.C. to push for extradition of suspect

WASHINGTON — Family and friends of Shanquella Robinson gathered in Washington, D.C., to continue to push for justice on Friday.

Members of the Million Youth March of Charlotte and Robinson’s family marched to the State Department starting at 10 a.m. to push for the extradition of the suspect in her death.

Robinson, of Charlotte, was killed in Cabo five months ago while on vacation with friends, investigators say. Those friends told Robinson’s family she died of alcohol poisoning, but an autopsy conducted in Mexico concluded she died of a broken neck and spinal cord.

A Mecklenburg County autopsy completed last November contradicted those findings, stating there was no evidence of any spinal cord injury.

A video later surfaced showing Robinson being attacked by a woman on that trip.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office said in March they don’t have enough evidence available to prosecute anyone in the case. That means any legal action over her death will come from Mexican authorities.

Civil rights attorney Ben Crump and Robinson’s family, along with leaders from the NAACP, Charlotte, and Washington, D.C. went to the U.S. capital in March to demand justice for her case.

“Shanquella Robinson had a family that loved her and she was a amazing child,” said her mother, Sallamondra Robinson, at the rally. “She loved people. She did no wrong to no one.

“Someone should have been arrested right after the video was leaked,” she added.

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