12-year-old Texas girl killed by illegal immigrants fought till her last breath

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The incident happened when the girl sneaked out of the house to call her boyfriend on the night of June 17. (Symbolic picture)

The brutal murder of a Texas teenager, whose body was found in a ditch last week, has sparked political debate over the migration issue in the United States.

A 12-year-old Texas girl killed by illegal Venezuelan immigrants last week fought off her attackers to the last breath, leaving scratches and bite marks on one of the accused, prosecutors told a court during a hearing on the case on Tuesday.

The brutal murder of a Texas teenager, whose body was found in a ditch last week, has sparked political debate over the migration issue in the United States.

according to a New York Post According to the report, Assistant District Attorney Megan Long told the court that one of the accused, Johan Jose Martinez-Rangel, still had bite marks when he was arrested. The victim’s mother was also present during the hearing.

The incident happened when the girl sneaked out of her house to call her boyfriend on the night of June 17. The two accused, who were in a drunken state, dragged her under a bridge and “took off her pants, tied her up and killed her” over the course of two hours, the new York Times The report said.

On the other hand, the other accused, Franklin José Pena Ramos, while admitting that he had kissed the girl, claimed that he had tried to stop Martinez-Rangel, but she allegedly refused and strangled him.

Martinez-Rangel allegedly told his partner he had to “finish what he started” as he covered the woman’s mouth during the attack, the lead prosecutor said.

A Harris County District Court judge set bail for Martinez-Rangel at $10 million, citing his risk of fleeing.

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said there was “clear evidence” of sexual assault. “We are now awaiting lab tests to see if the murder is punishable by death,” Ogg said.

If sexual assault is confirmed by the forensic department then prosecutors can seek death penalty for the accused.