Latest haunting photo of missing Mexican girl, 18, shows her standing alone on a dark road

The latest haunting photo of a missing 18-year-old Mexican woman shows her standing alone at the side of the dark road shortly before her disappearance, while the driver who took the photo is arrested

  • Debanhi Escobar has been missing since April 9 in Nuevo León, Mexico
  • The 18-year-old went out partying with two friends on April 8 and got into a fight with them
  • One of the friends contacted a ride-sharing app that identified as Jesús to drive her home while he was off duty
  • The man abandoned Escobar on the side of a road in the town of Escobedo but took a picture of her and sent it to his two friends
  • Escobar was captured by a surveillance camera inside the site of a trucking company, but was never seen leaving it
  • Jesús was arrested last Tuesday for drug possession and questioned about Escobar’s disappearance but has not been charged for it

A haunting photo shows an 18-year-old girl standing on a lonely road in Mexico shortly before vanishing without a trace.

Authorities in Mexico’s northeastern state of Nuevo León continue a frantic search for Debanhi Escobar after he disappeared after a night of partying with two friends in the town of Escobedo on April 8.

At one point, Escobar got into an argument with one of her friends, who contacted a taxi driver, identified only as Jesús, 47, to arrange to drop her off at his home.

Along the way, a heated discussion ensued between Jesús, who was known and trusted by the girls, and Escobar. He has since been arrested for drug trafficking, with his apprehension believed to be linked to the disappearance.

Jesús, whose rideshare app was disabled during the trip, left Escobar stranded on the side of the highway that leads to the border town of Tamaulipas, Nuevo Laredo, and took a photo of her that he took. sent to his friends around 5 a.m. on April 9.

In the photo, Escobar is wearing a crop top and skirt, and has his back turned to Jesús while staring down the road.

Debanhi Escobar was photographed by a rideshare app driver identified as Jesús Nuevo León, 47, in Mexico on April 9 after he dumped her on the side of a road after an argument. The 18-year-old was later captured by security camera entering the site of a nearby trucking company, but was not seen exiting.

Debanhi Escobar went out partying with two friends on April 8 in Escobedo, Mexico, before she was reported missing after failing to return home.

Debanhi Escobar went out partying with two friends on April 8 in Escobedo, Mexico, before she was reported missing after failing to return home.

Jesús, a 47-year-old ride-sharing app driver in Nuevo León, Mexico, was arrested last Tuesday and questioned about the disappearance of Debanhi Escobar, an 18-year-old boy he was driving home on April 9 before leaving. 'to give up.  on a road and took a picture of her which was sent to two of her friends, including one who had contacted him to drive her home

Jesús, a 47-year-old ride-sharing app driver in Nuevo León, Mexico, was arrested last Tuesday and questioned about the disappearance of Debanhi Escobar, an 18-year-old boy he was driving home on April 9 before leaving. ‘to give up. on a road and took a picture of her which was sent to two of her friends, including one who had contacted him to drive her home

Jesús, who had previously been investigated for harassment and attempted abduction of women, was arrested last Tuesday for possession of narcotics and questioned by the Attorney General’s Office of the State of Nuevo León about the incident with Escobar.

The prosecutor’s office has not officially charged Jesús with Escobar’s disappearance.

Over the weekend, Mario Escobar told Mexican news network Telediario Monterrey that he had seen more footage from more than 15 surveillance cameras obtained by the attorney general’s office and that he hoped they would find her.

One of the security cameras showed Escobar entering the site of Alcosa Transportes Internacionales, a trucking company, moments after Jesús abandoned her.

However, she was never seen exiting the freight company’s site.

Mexican authorities have offered a $5,000 reward for any information leading to the whereabouts of Debanhi Escobar

Mexican authorities have offered a $5,000 reward for any information leading to the whereabouts of Debanhi Escobar

Debanhi Escobar allegedly got into a fight with her two friends at a party on April 8 in Nuevo León, Mexico.  One of them contacted a rideshare app driver identified as Jesús, who was off duty, to drive Escobar home.  However, a heated discussion ensued during the drive to her home and she was left on the side of a road.  A security camera later captured the moment she entered the site of a trucking company, but she was never seen exiting.

Debanhi Escobar allegedly got into a fight with her two friends at a party on April 8 in Nuevo León, Mexico. One of them contacted a rideshare app driver identified as Jesús, who was off duty, to drive Escobar home. However, a heated discussion ensued during the drive to her home and she was left on the side of a road. A security camera later captured the moment she entered the site of a trucking company, but she was never seen exiting.

“It’s Debanhi,” said Mario Escobar, quoted by La Jornada newspaper. “We already have some pictures. The videos are being analyzed. The prosecutor’s office is working and we expect to have results very soon.

Nuevo León Governor Samuel García and State Security Chief Aldo Fasci told the distraught father that authorities in the states of Baja California, Durango and Tamaulipas have joined in the search for his daughter. .

“We hope to find that light at the end of the tunnel, to have that happy ending,” said Mario Escobar.

A $5,000 reward has been offered for information that will help authorities locate Debanhi Escobar.

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Lance B. Holton