A young Canadian woman, Kiara Agnew, aged 25, was found dead in a hotel room at the Grand Sunset Princess Resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
She was on vacation with her boyfriend, Ryan Friesen, 26, and her lifeless body was discovered on March 3, one day after arriving at the resort.
Who is Kiara Agnew? 25-Year-Old Canadian Woman Kiara Agnew who was found dead at Mexican Resort During Vacation
According to the local police, a man was taken into custody on March 3 after the discovery of a “lifeless woman with possible marks of violence” at a hotel in the Xcalacoco neighborhood.
Global Affairs Spokesperson Charlotte MacLeod confirmed that Agnew died, and Friesen was taken into custody.
An investigation was opened by the Quintana Roo prosecutors office into a “foreign person arrested for his probable participation” in the killing of a Canadian woman in a Riviera Maya hotel.
Officials are providing consular assistance to the families and are in contact with local authorities.
Agnew’s aunt, Katlyn Levesque, spoke to the Toronto Star about the tragic incident. She said that her niece had been looking forward to this trip for a long time. “She has been counting down to this trip. It is shocking. We want to know what happened,” Levesque said. “She was a beautiful, wonderful person inside and out. It’s unfair that she was robbed of her chance to experience life to the fullest.”
The couple had been dating for a year and a half, and Agnew was an employee at Lake View Credit Union’s Dawson Creek branch, while her boyfriend played hockey for the Dawson Creek Canucks.
The credit union posted a Facebook message expressing their condolences to their colleague’s family and friends.
Agnew’s death has sent shockwaves throughout her hometown, and family and friends are mourning her untimely demise.
This tragic incident raises serious questions about safety concerns for tourists visiting the region.
The death of Kiara Agnew at the Grand Sunset Princess Resort in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, has left family, friends, and the entire community devastated.
The investigation into the cause of her death is ongoing, and officials are working tirelessly to provide answers to the family’s questions.
This incident highlights the importance of being vigilant when traveling, even to the most beautiful and seemingly safe destinations.