SAN DIEGO (Border Report) — Former main league pitcher Sergio Mitre has been discovered responsible of murdering the 22-month-old daughter of his ex-girlfriend.
A 3-judge tribunal within the Mexican state of Coahuila made the ruling on Wednesday. It cited outcomes from the toddler’s post-mortem and findings from the prison investigation as sufficient proof to convict Mitre of the crime.
In keeping with case data, the little woman named Ines, was dropped at a hospital by her mom after sustaining a “heavy lack of blood” in July 2020.
The data additionally present Ines had been bodily abused and had what are referred to as “raccoon eyes” which are synonymous with traumatic head accidents.
The health worker mentioned the woman suffered a deadly blow to the bottom of her cranium and bled to loss of life.
Mitre, 41, grew up within the Tijuana-San Diego area enjoying on baseball fields on either side of the border the place he grew to become legendary for his abilities as a pitcher.
He attended Montgomery Excessive College in South San Diego earlier than occurring to pitch for Main League Baseball groups such because the New York Yankees and Florida Marlins.
He additionally pitched extensively, towards the tip of his profession, for a number of golf equipment in Mexico together with the Tijuana Toros.
Mitre is now in a federal in jail awaiting sentencing.
In Mexico, there isn’t any loss of life penalty, however an individual can obtain a life sentence so long as parole is offered in 50 years.