Thousands of women of all ages marched Sunday through Mexico City, demanding justice in the case of a young woman who was kidnapped and murdered.
“It wasn’t your fault, Mara,” read a sign carried by one marcher, rejecting attempts to shift the blame on the victim, 19-year-old Mara Castilla, for having gone out alone at night.
Castilla’s body was found Friday in the neighboring state of Puebla, a week after she left a nightclub and got in a private vehicle.
Prosecutors say the driver kidnapped her and took her to a hotel, where he sexually assaulted her and strangled and beat her to death.
Afterward, he dumped the body in an area near the hotel.
The demonstrators marched from Mexico City’s Zocalo, or central plaza, to the …