Rubi Marisol Fraire Escobedo, 16 years old, is the daughter of Marisela Ortiz Escobeda. She was killed in June 2009 in Ciudad Chihuahua after she treathened to leave her partner. her daughter was 4 months old. The young girl’s partner Sergio Barraza admitted the killing and brought the police to her body. At trial Sergio retracted the confession citing torture and he was released. A week later Marisela was protesting outside the Courts of Justice in the centre of Ciudad Chihuahua when late in the evening a man emerged from a white car and after exchanging a few words with her followed her into the street and shot her dead. Over the next few days her family members were threatened, her partners’ business was burnt and one member killed. After the funeral her family, including her Rubi's brother Juan"s family fled Chihuahua to the USA, where they now have been granted asylum.