Woman celebrating anniversary in Mexico killed by stray bullet

American tourist killed by stray bullet in Mexico CityMore

American tourist killed by stray bullet in Mexico CityMore

A Chicago-area native was killed by a stray bullet while celebrating her one-year wedding anniversary in Mexico City. She and her husband, James Hoover, were dining in Lomas de Chapultepec, an upscale section of Mexico City.

Tatiana Mirutenko, 27, was shot while exiting a restaurant in the Lomas de Chapultepec neighborhood of Mexico City on Monday, July 9, 2018.

Mirutenko and her husband were with two friends at the time of the shooting, the prosecutor's office said.

'A year ago, we were selecting flowers for the wedding. Memories her family is holding onto dearly with a message for everyone: "When you get home tonight, give your loved ones a hug, kiss, and tell them how much you love them".

Investigators have surveillance footage of the gunmen, which shows them fleeing toward Mexico state, the statement said.

"She always went out of her way to make me feel special", Roma said.

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"She was telling me how wonderful, how safe it was", her mother Natalie Mirutenko said, according to KGO.

Mirutenko was a senior investor relations analyst for a San Francisco company that issued a statement calling her a "bright and passionate rising star", the station reported. "I don't know how I'm going to survive without her, but with her memory and knowing how unbelievable she was to every single person that she ever came across, I will use that to incorporate into my life to be as great as she was to honor her memory".

A Chicago-area family is coming to terms with the death of their daughter, killed by a stray bullet while vacationing in Mexico City. It was heartbreaking to all of us in the Sports Performance family. The alert urges travelers "exercise increased caution due to crime". Four states in the country-Veracruz, Tamaulipas, Michoacán and Guerrero-suffered a record 29,000 deaths a year ago.

They described her "incredible work ethic" and passion for her job as news of her death emerged on Monday. "Many throughout Nektar, and outside the company, valued her positive energy, insight and sheer enthusiasm for life". "She will be missed by all of those who had the pleasure to know her", the club's directors Rick and Cheryl Butler said.

Tatiana's body will be flown back to Chicago on Wednesday for her burial Saturday.

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