Date: July 5, 2023
As thousands of Ibaguereños and tourists prepared to revel in the joyous atmosphere of the Great National and International Folklore Parade, a family in the Dos commune found themselves mourning the loss of a loved one who fell victim to a tragic act of violence.
On Sunday morning, a violent altercation erupted in the Alaska neighborhood involving two women. Both individuals were subsequently taken to medical facilities, but one succumbed to her injuries inflicted by the other woman.
At approximately 9:30 in the morning, the Ibagué Metropolitan Police quadrant received reports of a fight between several individuals, with Lizeth Rogelia Carranza Castro and Ana Graciela Segura Gutiérrez being the individuals directly affected.
Carranza Castro was swiftly transported to the emergency department of San Francisco Hospital. However, upon her arrival, healthcare professionals tragically declared that she had no signs of life.
The victim’s life was cut short due to the severity of her injuries, inflicted by a metal sheet. Among the injuries was a deep wound to the left side of her neck, resulting in profuse bleeding. It was also reported that she sustained another facial injury.
The shocking incident has cast a shadow over the festivities, as the community grapples with the senseless loss of a life. The Ibagué Metropolitan Police have initiated an investigation into the matter to determine the circumstances that led to this tragic outcome.
As the community mourns the loss of Lizeth Rogelia Carranza Castro, support and condolences are extended to her grieving family. The incident serves as a somber reminder of the potential for violence and the need for continued efforts to promote peace and safety within our communities.
Amidst the celebrations of the Great National and International Folklore Parade, this unfortunate event has left a lasting impact on the residents of Ibagué. The community stands united in condemning violence and hopes for justice to prevail as the investigation unfolds, shedding light on the details surrounding this heartbreaking incident.