MEXICO CITY — The owner and manager of a private elementary school that dropped in Mexico City throughout the 2017 earthquake murdering 19 children and seven adults have been sentenced Wednesday to 31 years.
Mónica García Villegas was convicted of fees equal to manslaughter in September.
Mexico City Attorney General Ernestina Godoy Ramos stated through Twitter following the sentence handed down, “We attained justices for its victims!”
The Enrique Rebsamen school dropped from the catastrophic magnitude 7.1 earthquake on Sept. 19, 2017. García Villegas has been prosecuted since officials stated her choice to build an apartment atop a portion of the faculty contributed to its collapse.
The situation came to signify that the rampant corruption at the town’s structure permitting. García Villegas was detained in May 2019 and has maintained her innocence throughout.
Mexicans were glued to live coverage of times of search and rescue attempts in the huge rubble heap on the town’s south side.