Strange Hispanic Media Silence on Muslim Girl’s Death at Hands of Unauthorized Immigrant

The unauthorized immigrant identity of the alleged murderer of a teenage Muslim girl in Virginia probably goes a long way towards explaining why the liberal media - and U.S. Spanish-language media in particular - have kept almost complete silence about the heinous crime.

If the perpetrator of the crime had been a run-of-the-mill generic American, could there be any reasonable doubt that the story would have received top billing, as it would have then played into the liberal media’s preferred narrative?

As it turns out, the 22-year-old alleged killer, who is accused of beating the girl to death with a baseball bat as she left evening prayers at one of America’s largest mosques and then dumping her body in a pond, is not only unlawfully present in the land (and was employed as a construction worker ‘building the country’) but was also a member of the MS-13 gang, which has infested and spread their brand of extremely violent crime in various major U.S. metropolitan areas.

While the principal national evening newscasts of Univision and Telemundo have kept entirely mum on this crime, rival Azteca América actually did report on it. But notice how Azteca, also, hid from their report any mention of the illegal status of the alleged murderer. 

ROBERTO RUIZ, ANCHOR, HECHOS NACIONAL TARDE, AZTECA AMERICA: A 17-year-old Muslim female was murdered, a young woman, was murdered while leaving a mosque in the City of Fairfax. Nabra Hassan was found in a nearby pond. And the principal suspect is the man who appears on screen, Darwin Martínez Torres, a 22-year-old who allegedly beat her before she died. The young woman’s mother indicated that it could be a “hate crime,” but authorities have not validated that angle of the investigation.

It’s also worth noting that at the top of its evening news Azteca showed gross irresponsibility by directly promoting the story as a "hate crime." As the anchor later explained when he got to the actual report, law enforcement authorities have not found any ‘hate crime’ motive and instead attribute the crime to ‘road rage’.

Additionally, it’s not like the networks have had too much other pressing news, and simply didn’t have time for the story. In the last few days, for example, Telemundo, has preferred to dedicate large chunks of its newscasts to soccer news, while Univision has found enough time for fluff news like the birth of a baby on a plane.

Below is the transcript of the above-referenced report on Azteca América’s Hechos Nacional Tarde, as broadcast on June 19, 2017.

ROBERTO RUIZ, ANCHOR, HECHOS NACIONAL TARDE, AZTECA AMERICA: A 17-year-old Muslim female was murdered, a young woman, was murdered while leaving a mosque in the City of Fairfax. Nabra Hassan was found in a nearby pond. And the principal suspect is the man who appears on screen, Darwin Martínez Torres, a 22-year-old who allegedly beat her before she died. The young woman’s mother indicated that it could be a “hate crime,” but authorities have not validated that angle of the investigation.

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