A Spanish woman who worked for IBM in Mexico suffocated to death after she was abducted by kidnappers.
The 36-year-old senior executive with IBM took an unlicensed taxi near her workplace on September 13, 2016. Kidnappers then grabbed her from an ATM in the Mexican city of Toluca.
The kidnappers contacted the woman's family the day after they kidnapped her. The kidnappers received a ransom payment of just under £8,000.
The Spanish foreign minister said he and the woman's family believed that the woman would be returned "safe and sound" after the kidnappers received the ransom.
Police found the abducted woman's body in a stream near the village of Mirasol two days after she disappeared. Her hands and feet were bound, and a bag was over her head. Police said she died from suffocation the day after she was abducted.
The murdered executive lived in an exclusive neighborhood in Mexico City and had been in the country for three years. Gerard Couzens and Chris Kitching "Kidnapped niece of Spanish football president found dead with hands and legs bound together," mirror.co.uk (Sep. 21, 2016).