Resounding thunder of the high-powered weapons in the region of Sonoyta, where the actions of criminal groups disrupts the entire state of Sonora, leaving a trail of violence and death in this border area.
Sonoyta.- The war for control of the area brought about by organized crime gangs, has left many men dead, who have faced both the rival gang and authorities.
Since April 30 the fray started in the valley region east of the town of Sonoyta where antagonistic bands plastered the region with kidnappings and executions leaving a trail of death and injury, in a society that seems not to be surprised with anything.
There is talk that the first clashes left six people dead, as dictated by the official version.
They derived from a report of the finding of a dead male person and an exchange of gunfire between civilians, elements of the corporations of the three levels of government, coordinated by the Deputy Public Prosecutor's Office, moved to the nearby El Nariz ejido this morning, where they found several cars burned and with bullet holes and the bodies of six people.
Around 08:15 pm today the Mexican Army, PEI and the PESP, with the support of experts from the PGJE, started an operation to retrieve the body of the dead person who had been reported by their families nearby ejido La Nariz, which is located 50 kilometers from the town of Sonoyta.
It was about 15 kilometers after the ejido Sonoran Desert, when the operating elements located a charred vehicle, a Chevrolet type pick up, towing a low bed Trailer.
Also, north of the asphalt about 20 meters, in the bushes, they found the bodies of Jose Alvarado Serna, 52 years old; and Jose de Jesus Aguilar Alvarado, 27 years old; both had wounds caused by firearm projectiles.
Later, at a ranch nearby in the same place, near a building that had been burned, they located the body of Dario Paredes Lopez, 44 years old, with gunshot wounds and one stab wound. In the place they found burned tractor and a vehicle, a late model Nissan Sentra sedan.
Then the elements of the Department of Defense and the state police, went to a place called Cuatro Cerros (Four Hills), located near the ejido of La Nariz, where they found the body that had been initially reported to them, appearing to be Jose Rivera Guerrero, 19-years-old which had a bullet wound. Family members of the deceased youth said that he was deprived of freedom yesterday (kidnapped), around 13:00 pm in the ejido La Nariz.
Operating elements continued their path approximately four kilometers to the north, where they located the body of a fifth person, who had a bullet wound, who has not yet been identified. It appears to be a male between 25-30 years old, of stocky build, about 1.75 meters tall; who was wearing camouflage clothing color, shoes and a tactical vest.
They continued down that same road, 300 meters into the mountains, and located a charred recent model Toyota Sequoia and the body of a person in the driver's seat.
Following the road further, the operating elements located four burned vehicles; a four-door Ford Triton, a Chevrolet Blazer, a GMC Yukon and late model Toyota Sequoia.
These facts were gathered from the relevant authorities.