Dozens gathered round Shanquella Robinson‘s gravesite on Sunday, releasing tons of of balloons as her mom tearfully watched, all whereas the household continues to hunt justice and solutions relating to her mysterious dying.
“She’s Smiling Down On Us” Mom Says On What Would Be Shanquella Robinson’s twenty sixth Birthday
“She’s smiling down on us,” Shanquella’s mom, Salamondra Robinson, advised the Charlotte Observer. “We've got good days and unhealthy days, however we’re out right here to have a good time.”
The gang chanted “Blissful Birthday” collectively, as household and pals have been compelled to have a good time Shanquella’s first birthday with out her.
— CBS 17 (@WNCN) January 9, 2023
“She would let you know what she wished for her birthday and that’s what we’d go purchase,” her mom shared.
Shanquella died at 25 again on Oct. 29 when her lifeless physique was found at a Mexican villa she had rented with a number of pals. She would have turned 26 on Monday.
In the meantime, subsequent week shall be two months since Salamondra buried her daughter at Beatties Ford Memorial Backyard in Huntersville. Mexican authorities have mentioned mentioned there may be an arrest warrant issued within the case, nevertheless police have but to make any arrests as of Tuesday.
#ShanquellaRobinson I simply obtained this textual content that household & pals plan to fulfill this Sunday at 3pm at Beatties Ford Memorial Gardens someday earlier than what would have been Shanquella’s twenty sixth birthday. The general public is invited to assist preserve uplifting her identify till justice is served. pic.twitter.com/ySVhc7epoN
— Erica Bryant (@EricaExclusive) January 6, 2023
Household Says Jail Time Is The Solely Justice Household Will Settle for As Arrests, Extraditions Stay Elusive
Her dying got here beneath suspicious circumstances, together with a now-viral video displaying a lady believed to be Robinson being crushed whereas bare by an individual who went on the journey together with her, The Shade Room beforehand reported.
Final month, Shanquella’s sister mentioned the jail time is the one justice the household will settle for for whoever is chargeable for her dying.
“All people being arrested and doing time in Mexico. All people being extradited over there and doing their time there. That might be justice for us as of now,” Quilla Lengthy mentioned.
Each the FBI and authorities in Mexico have since launched investigations, which stay ongoing.
— Towanna Campbell (@TowannaCampbell) January 10, 2023
Shanquella’s Mom Says Nonetheless No Arrests However That “In God’s Time, It Will Occur”
On Sunday, Salamondra Robinson mentioned she’s nonetheless not heard if anybody has been arrested or whether or not extradition has began.
“We’re ready to see and I do know it would occur,” she mentioned. “In God’s time, it would occur. That’s all I’m ready on.”
Final month, a rally was held in Shanquella’s native Charlotte, North Carolina, the place neighborhood members and relations of the slain younger ladies got here collectively within the 25-year-old’s identify, The Shade Room reported.
The rally was organized by the Million Youth March of Charlotte and Salisbury and was held at Little Rock A.M.E. Zion Church.