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Cancun judge sentences former boyfriend to 25 years for attempted murder

Cancun, Q.R. — A Cancun judge has ordered a man to serve 25 years in prison for attempted murder. The sentenced was handed down to Eidelber “N” for the 2021 attempted murder of his former girlfriend.

In a statement, the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) reported “after concluding the corresponding process, it obtained a conviction of 25 years in prison for Eidelber “N” for the crime of attempted femicide to the detriment of a victim in events that occurred on January 1, 2021, in Cancun.”

According to the FGE statement, Eidelber “N” was arguing with his former girlfriend regarding his recent whereabouts when “at one point the man takes out a knife and tells her that he is going to kill her.”

She was left with “various puncture wounds on her face and other parts of her body,” as a result. The unidentified woman was able to run for help, which lead to the arrest of Eidelber “N”.

“Eidelber “N” was sentenced to 25 years in prison and must pay a fine of 130,000 pesos in addition to being sentenced to pay compensation for the damage in favor of the victim,” they reported. Both Eidelber “N” and his former girlfriend are of foreign nationality. He will serve his time in a Mexican prison.