ARGENTINE police are actually treating the demise of a younger hip-hop artist on Christmas Day as suspicious, after she was discovered useless inside her dwelling with a cable round her neck.
Paula Monica Gimenez, 21, recognized artistically as “Gemma” or “Chiny” was discovered hanging inside her dwelling on Christmas Day, within the metropolis of Posadas within the Argentine province of Misiones.
Paula Monica Gimenez, 21, was discovered hanging with a cable round her neck
The mother-of-one was a well-known hip-hop artist in Posadas
After initially contemplating the mum-of-ones premature demise a suicide, new proof concerning her ex-boyfriend has now altered the course of the investigation.
Gimenez was celebrating the Christmas interval with household and buddies in a home throughout the road, earlier than she determined to return dwelling.
She was accompanied by her ex-boyfriend Franco, 21, who allegedly stayed on the residence for as much as 20 minutes earlier than leaving.
He claimed the rapper then threatened to harm herself if he didn’t return, and stated she had despatched him pictures of a noose and a knife.
After calling his buddy, recognized solely as Rodrigo, to go and verify on her, she was discovered useless with a cable tied round her neck, InfoBae reports.
After notifying the police, those that had attended the festive gathering had been questioned.
Ex-boyfriend Franco was briefly detained for questioning, however launched by the Misiones police hours later.
According to local reports, Franco had defined he had not been in a relationship with Gimenez for six months, and she or he continuously threatened him with self-harm if he didn’t return along with her.
Regarding social media posts from Gimenez simply earlier than her demise stated she “feared for her life”
Gimenez, who was a well known hip-hop artist in Posadas, was the mom of a woman aged between six and 7, who she had from a earlier relationship.
Given the circumstances surrounding her demise, police initially dominated it as a suicide.
Nevertheless, worrying social media posts uploaded by Gimenez on December 15 have since emerged, stating she “feared for her life” and felt “below menace”.
The posts, lower than two weeks earlier than her demise, embody cryptic messages stating she “needed to be recognized for music and never for one thing unhealthy occurring to her”.
According to local newspaper Misiones Online, a few of Gimenez’s neighbours described her relationship with Franco as “violent” and “poisonous”.
The publication additionally reported that police discovered Franco had threatened Gimenez and her daughter utilizing pretend social media accounts, saying “If I see you shut once more, you and your daughter will remorse it.”
The brand new developments have led the authorities to relabel case from a suicide to a suspicious demise, but it’s unclear in the event that they formally contemplate Franco as a suspect.
One other screenshot of WhatsApp messages present Gimenez begging an unidentified male for assist, suggesting her father had insisted she take out a restraining order in opposition to Franco, according to local media.
The heartbreaking message reads: “Sir, Franco was at my home lately. He jumped over the gate and banged on my door like a madman.
“My dad desires me to place a restraining order on him however I do not need to do this. However I’ll ask you to please discuss to him.
“My daughter wasn’t there immediately, but when he does that once more and my child is there, I’ll must report him. Please I ask you, I do not need any extra issues.”
Gimenez’s daughter was along with her father on the time of her demise.
Decide Verón was taking cost of investigative statements and is believed to be interviewing Gimenez’s dad and mom, awaiting the evaluation of each her and Franco’s telephones.
There have been no additional experiences on the case.
Her relationship with ex-boyfriend Franco is now being investigated
Native artists have expressed their condolences for Gimenez by songs and performances