An American couple’s trip to Cancun, Mexico ends in a horror hotel room The Death of Sativa Transue
The family of Sativa Transue, a 26-year-old American woman from Spokane, Washington, who was found dead inside her Cancun hotel room while on vacation with her boyfriend, said she looked like she was “beaten up” when Mexican government discovered her body on Saturday.
Jayme Bolieu, Sativa’s mother, told The Daily Beast in an interview: “I got a call from the Mexican consulate saying my daughter had passed away and she was dead. “How did my beautiful healthy daughter die? In another country? It took his breath. Part of me is dead. She is my child. I had her when I was 16 years old. We grew up together. She is my reason for living, my reason for living, my best friend.”
Sativa’s mother and sister are still trying to figure out what happened that Friday night and Saturday morning. They told The Daily Beast that Sativa texted them during the trip: “She was enjoying the sunshine and her ride was going well, but not the best, because they [Sativa and her boyfriend] Mykayla, her 21-year-old sister, told The Daily Beast. On Saturday morning, Jayme woke up to frantic texts from her daughter’s friends saying they were worried about Sativa after exchanging texts with her the night before.
“Clearly, [Sativa’s boyfriend] Jayme told The Daily Beast on Friday. “Sativa was injured and had to be stitched up.”
In a statement to The Daily Beast, a State Department official said: “We can confirm the death of a United States citizen, Sativa Transue, in Mexico. We extend our sincerest condolences to the family for their loss. The safety and welfare of U.S. citizens abroad is the State Department’s highest priority. We are closely monitoring the local government’s investigation into the cause of death and are providing the family with all appropriate consular assistance.”
“I don’t know who I am without her.”
Local media reports allege that Sativa’s partner has been arrested in connection with the incident, but multiple attempts by The Daily Beast to contact Mexican authorities for comment on the state of the affair. The investigation was unsuccessful, and for that reason, The Daily Beast is not releasing the name of the alleged suspect at this time. The boyfriend’s mother and other family members have not responded to attempts to reach them by phone at the time of publication.
On Monday, a Twitter account affiliated with Cancun law enforcement released a blurred photo of the suspect believed to be wearing what appeared to be a hotel bathrobe, saying he had been arrested. arrested for murder. Responding to news of the arrest, a State Department official told The Daily Beast in an email, “We are aware of reports of an arrest and are monitoring the investigation closely. Due to privacy considerations, we have no further comment at this time.”
Jayme told The Daily Beast that her aunt had come to Mexico as a family advocate, saying she couldn’t get through the process on her own. It was there that Mexican authorities shared a photo of Sativa’s body with her aunt. Jayme said: ‘My aunt is down there right now and has seen the pictures and says she looks like she’s been beaten to death.
According to Jayme and Mykayla, Sativa’s relationship with her boyfriend is in trouble. “He was very emotionally abusive. He checked her phone, and we can’t text her because it’s on her computer and he’s going to check that,” Jayme said.
Public records show that the alleged suspect was previously arrested for assault in high school in 2012. “He drank so much that she drank. [Sativa] call it like another personality. She will call it [his] Mykayla told The Daily Beast.
For now, Sativa’s family is still reeling from the shock of the news that rocked their lives over the weekend.
“She is the most amazing person in my life. She is kind, generous, outgoing, and bubbly. She has never met a person who can speak ill of her,” Mykayla told The Daily Beast. “I don’t know who I would be without her… I just feel so lost.”
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