TikToker, 21, killed near her home in Mexico after a person called and asked her to step outside
- Mexican influencer Karla Pardini was murdered September 20 near her residence in Culiacán, the capital of the western state of Sinaloa
- The 21-year-old answered a phone call from a person who asked her to meet outside before she was shot by a group of individuals
- One of Pardini’s last three TikTok videos had captions in Spanish that read ‘when they tell I can’t stand you’ and ‘in short: I hope you don’t like me’
- Sinaloa State Attorney General Sara Quiñonez addressed the killing Friday, but didn’t say if the video in question was related
A TikToker was gunned down after she received a phone call from a person who asked her to step outside her home in western Mexico.
Karla Pardini, 21, was ambushed and shot multiple times near her Culiacán residence September 20, according to the Sinaloa State Attorney General’s Office.
Pardini’s mother told investigators that her daughter had answered a call around 10:30pm. on the night of the killing.
Mexican TikToker Karla Pardini was shot dead near her home in Culiacán, Sinaloa, on September 20 after receiving a phone call from a person who asked her to come outside
No arrests have been made in connection to the shooting that left Mexican 21-year-old influencer Karla Pardini dead near her home in Culiacán, Sinaloa
The influencer was found dead on the side of a street at the intersections of Catédraticos and Ignacio López Rayón streets in the Culiacán neighborhood of Tierra Blanca.
Witnesses told authorities that several armed individuals were seen roaming the area before Pardini was killed.
‘We registered it as a femicide in virtue of the fact that she was exposed and was in a state of helplessness when the attack took place,’ Sinaloa State Attorney General Sara Quiñonez told reporters Friday.
Investigators have not revealed the name of the person who shot Pardini.
‘We have reserved everything,’ Quiñonez. ‘We are doing the investigation following the utmost secrecy so as not to alert the possible suspect.’
No arrests had been made as on Monday.
Just a day before she was shot dead, Karla Pardini loaded a video on TikTok with the Spanish captions that read: ‘when they tell I can’t stand you’ and ‘in short: I hope you don’t like me’
Pardini was known for posting fashion content on her TikTok account, which was followed by more than 88,000 followers
Pardini was known for posting fashion content on her TikTok account.
Her last post was September 19 when she uploaded three videos for her more than 88,000 followers. One of the short clips contained two captions in Spanish that read ‘when they tell I can’t stand you’ and ‘in short: I hope you don’t like me.’
Authorities have not said if the video in question may have been related to her killing.
Pardini is the 14th woman murdered in the Sinaloa in 2022, according to state government data.