The transgender deputy María Clemente García stated that the death of magistrate Ociel Baena is a consequence of the hate speech of “relevant” figures of the PAN, which is why he demanded an investigation into the participation of the PAN legislators. Lilly Téllez, Teresa Castell and América Rangel, as well as the actor Eduardo Verasteguias “potential inciters of hate crimes” against the LGBT population.
“I am holding responsible the protagonists of a wave of hate speech, which are Teresa Castell, América Rangel, Eduardo Verásteguiwho feed, encourage and embolden the people who want to kill us,” he accused.
At a press conference at the San Lázaro Palace, the Morena legislator maintained that she herself has received death threats on behalf of Teresa Castell through social networks:
“They say they want to murder me in her name, and in her name they could murder Ociel Baenaon behalf of América Rangel, on behalf of Eduardo Verástegui, who are the opinion leaders who embolden people homophobic, transphobic, enebephobicwho are surely what committed this hate crime,” he insisted.
García, who invited the General Prosecutor of the Republic (FGR) to attract investigations into Baena's death to guarantee expeditious justice.
"Clearly this crime is a consequence of the constant hate speeches issued by leaders of the National Action Party... Therefore, we demand that the participation of Teresa Castell, Lilly Téllez, América Rangel and Eduardo Verástegui, as potential inciters of hate crimes against the LGBT population,” he pointed out.
Questioned about the accusations of the deputy María Clemente García against PAN legislators, the coordinator of the PRD, Luis E. Cházaro, stopped:
"I believe that it should be investigated, it seems very serious to me how the events happened, especially because he was an important activist, but we must be very careful with these types of accusations or accusations, I do not share them."