(FiveNation.com)- According to the city coroner’s office, a missing teen who showed up dead on a San Francisco street months ago may have been sexually abused around the time of her death.
She died from a drug overdose.
Victorria Moran-Hidalgo, a 16-year-old who grew up in and out of the foster care system, was discovered lifeless in the 600 block of Minna Street in the early morning hours of Feb. 18. She had been missing since the previous night.
Her death, which occurred just a few blocks away from San Francisco’s Tenderloin District, which is infamous for homelessness and widespread drug addiction, was initially investigated as a probable overdose, but the circumstances surrounding her death were questionable.
According to the San Francisco Chronicle, a recent autopsy report indicated that her death was caused by several narcotics in her system, including fentanyl.
The manner of the teen’s death, on the other hand, was classed as “undetermined.”
On February 18, a witness reported seeing the youngster amid a suspected sexual assault. The witness called the police to report the incident.
According to a police report, when the caller got close enough, the man with Moran-Hidalgo departed the scene. The witness provided Narcan, an emergency medicine used to reverse an opioid overdose as quickly as possible, but the girl did not regain consciousness and was subsequently pronounced dead.
The medical examiner made a note of the fact that her body was discovered partially nude and in plain sight. However, she did not show any evidence of a traumatic injury other than some mild bruising on her legs and torso.
Two copper-colored metallic projectile fragments were discovered in her leg during an autopsy, indicating that she had previously suffered from a gunshot wound. The swabs did not reveal any evidence of sperm.
The decedent, Moran-Hidalgo, was reported missing by a social worker in Stanislaus County in September 2021. Earlier this month, she was reported missing from Kern County, where she had run away from a group home.
The shocking discovery of her half-naked body in the middle of a city street sparked widespread outrage at the time, highlighting the city’s widespread drug issue.
A liberal San Francisco district attorney, Chesa Boudin, has come under fire from the police union. Boudin’s policies have been described as ensuring same-day parole for an army of drug traffickers and the lack of will to hold drug dealers and gang leaders accountable.