Ana Gabriela Medina Blanco, 19, was discovered July 29, inside the chest freezer inside her house in Santiago Marino in the northern Venezuelan state of Aragua Caracas
Missing teen mom’s mutilated and naked body was found in fetal position, head between her legs with her hands bound and arms crossed
She’d been tortured and had up to fifty screwdriver stab wounds
Her ex-partner, believed to be the father of her four-year-old son, found her
Detectives believe her ‘abusive and jealous’ new boyfriend Josue is the prime suspect, and he is now on the run
Blanco often travelled to the capital Caracas, so alarm wasn’t raised when she disappeared
A teen mother who went missing five months ago in Venezuela has been found tied up in her own freezer with her naked body mutilated by 50 screwdriver stab wounds.
Ana Gabriela Medina Blanco, 19, was discovered naked inside the chest freezer, curled up in the fetal position.
It was clear that she’d been tortured before her death, as her hands were bound, arms crossed, and her head was forced between her legs.
Gruesome stab wounds across her body also indicated the brutal manner in which she died: being viciously attacked with a screwdriver. Local reports suggest the young mother was stabbed more than 50 times by her killer before being stuffed into the freezer
Her ex-partner, who is believed to be the father of her four-year-old son, discovered Ms Blanco after a months-long search on July 29 inside her house in Santiago Marino in the northern Venezuelan state of Aragua.
Detectives believe she was killed by her new boyfriend, named locally as Josue, who was described by neighbors as ‘very jealous and abusive’, reporting that the pair often fought. Josue, from Caracas, is believed to be on the run.
As the young woman often travelled to the capital, Caracas, no alarm bells were raised over her disappearance in March. Her stepfather also told local media that he had moved to a different part of the country and only maintained sporadic contact with her.
However, as time went on, Blanco’s ex-partner decided to take matters into his own hands and enter her home to see if he could find any clues about her disappearance. When he entered the property, he was met by a stench, so he looked in the fridge and then the freezer, where he came across the grim scene.
He then went straight to the police. Investigators are currently analyzing fingerprints left on the freezer, which may link her ‘jealous and abusive’ boyfriend Josue to the crime.