Shock in Mexico: woman died after being brutally subdued by police just like George Floyd

Human rights organizations speak of extreme police violence. The brutal event triggered a wave of angry protest in the country.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A woman died Saturday afternoon, March 27, after being subdued by police officers in Tulum, a Mexican Caribbean resort frequented by international tourists, local authorities reported Sunday.

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The prosecutor's office of the state of Quintana Roo, where Tulum is located, said in a statement that it "initiated an investigation into the homicide of a victim whose identity is not known.

The agency added that forensic experts are trying to identify the cause of death while municipal police are being investigated for what happened.

According to Mexican press reports, the woman was . . .

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