December 1, 2021

Georgia Teacher Found Dead On Mexican Roadside, Suspect Arrested

A Georgia educator was discovered useless on a Mexican roadside after going lacking whereas on trip. A person has been arrested in connection to the case.

Alexandra Morales, 24, was within the nation visiting household and attending a live performance earlier than going lacking. Her physique was found in a automotive in Guadalajara on Tuesday.

Authorities mentioned they’ve arrested an individual linked to the elementary faculty instructor’s demise however haven’t launched any extra particulars about her demise. WSBTV says the suspect police detained has not but been recognized.

Morales was final seen at a live performance. Her household final heard from her on October 30, and so they had been unable to achieve her afterward. Mexican officers had been made conscious she was lacking on November 5.

Morales taught first grade on the Benefield Elementary faculty in Gwinnett County. On Wednesday, the college notified mother and father of her demise. 

“After notifying our staff members, we made phone calls to the families of students in Ms. Morales’ class so that they could comfort their child,” the college mentioned in an electronic mail. “That said, we know this loss touches many in our school community, and we want to support our students and staff members during this difficult time.”

A GoFundMe created for her household describes her as “adored by her parents and loved by her two brothers.” She had a ardour for touring and was a caring instructor, in accordance with the web page.