Twelve bodies dumped near Mexican resort town of Manzanillo, Seven were decapitated

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Twelve bodies dumped near Mexican resort town of Manzanillo, Seven were decapitated

This is more bad news for Mexico's tourist industry, on the heals of last week's brutal attacks in Playa del Carmen and Cancun. The seven decapitated bodies with signs of torture were left on the highway to Cihuatlan, which is on the way from the airport to Barra de Navidad, where I spent some time with my wife and kids a few years ago. A narcomanta signed by CJNG was left with both piles of bodies. We were recently talking about Colima being the site of increasing violence, with the highest murder rate in Mexico, when it was one of the safest and most developed states a few years ago.

Twelve bodies dumped near Mexican resort town of Manzanillo, Seven were decapitated

Colima, Col- ( Saturday morning seven bodies were found inside a taxi abandoned on the outskirts of the city of Manzanillo, according to the Attorney General of Justice of the State (PGJE).

Through a terse press release, the office reported that the vehicle with the bodies was on the bypass of the highway that leads to Cihuatlan, Jalisco, near an old tollbooth.

Although the PGJE did not mention it in his report, different news sites reported that corpses were decapitated, in addition to six of them belonging to men and one woman.

According to the online Manzanillo news site Va de Nuez, human remains were stacked within the cab 357 Naval site, which would have been stolen at 4 o'clock in the morning, and had a message, or narcomanta.

The Attorney General said that the scene was attended by researchers and experts, agents who dealt with the collection and logging of evidence, as well as the transfer of the bodies to the forensic medical service (Semefo) for autopsies.

He said that in addition to opening an investigation, scientific tests have been conducted for identification of the bodies.

On Sunday,  five more bodies with signs of torture were found on a dirt road near the community of Punta de Agua, in Manzanillo.

The five bodies, belonging to four men and a woman were reported to police by people who were passing by.

When law enforcement authorities arrived at a field near the road from Manzanillo to Camotlan de Miraflore, they confirmed finding five dead bodies, which for the moment the identities are unknown, but they has visual signs of torture and beatings.

Preliminary investigations indicate that the bodies showed marks of torture. Around a pile of three bodies to placards [narcomantas] with messages were left; one linked the victims to a criminal group and threatened to continue the killings.

At the scene various police agencies arrived to start the appropriate investigations, and the bodies were transferred to SEMEFO for autopsies and for full identification.

Manzanillo closed 2016 placed among the municipalities with the highest rates of premeditated murders in the country.
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