(Scroll down for video) A woman and her boyfriend were arrested and charged with murder related charges after the boyfriend raped and drowned a 2-year-old U.S. boy in Mexico, according to a statement by Mexican prosecutors.
The 2-year-old boy from western Colorado was killed by the boyfriend of a nanny who was hired to take care of a home in a city on the Pacific coast, Mexican authorities said Wednesday.
A family spokesperson said that Axel Charrette and his brother, who is 7-years-old, were being watched by a local woman whose boyfriend entered the house, raped Axel and thrown him into a pool to drown.
The prosecutor's office, said that the boyfriend was arrested and charged with rape and murder in the attack. Prosecutors said that the babysitter has been charged with murder for not stopping the attack and with lying about it to medical personnel.
The family spokesperson said that the Charrettes had rented the house for about two months and had hired Nancy Saralee Solorio Perez and her mother to watch the house and children.
The parents were out of the house when Solorio’s boyfriend, Eleodoro Carlos Rodriguez Sanchez, entered, raped Axel and drowned him, the prosecutor's office said. Axel's older brother was locked in a room and did not witness the crime.
The prosecutor's office said that Solorio reported being too terrified to alert police during the crime.Mobile video not loading? Click here to view