During this Saturday, September 11, the funeral of Mariely Beatriz Chacón Marroquín, woman who died in the shipwreck of La Tortuga, in Venezuela.
The ceremony was broadcast live so that relatives and people in general could virtually accompany the honors of the woman who died in a shipwreck, from where her two children and nanny were rescued.
More than a week ago, the boat in which they were traveling was lost and after a search job, the children were found while hugging the inert body of their mother.
One of the women who was traveling was also rescued alive. The images released by Venezuelan media showed that she was inside an empty ice box, while the two minors were clinging to their mother’s corpse in a lifeboat.
Mariely Chacón would have died due to dehydration caused by the time they found themselves adrift.
A report from the El Pitazo portal highlights that the cause of the woman’s death was electrolyte shock due to severe dehydration, possibly accelerated by the fact of breastfeeding her children.
The family Camblor-Chacón He set sail in a boat from the Spa City, in Higuerote, with the aim of reaching La Tortuga. However, the boat broke in two after being hit by a wave.
It transpired that there was eight people on board: four members of the same family and four other unrelated people. Authorities continue to carry out rescue work.