Prosecutors in Mexico’s Veracruz state say they discovered the frozen, hacked-up our bodies of a minimum of 13 folks in ice chests and freezers at two homes reportedly utilized by kidnappers
MEXICO CITY — Prosecutors in Mexico‘s Veracruz state mentioned Monday that they discovered the frozen, hacked-up our bodies of a minimum of 13 folks in ice chests and freezers at two homes reportedly utilized by kidnappers.
“Sadly there might be greater than 13 our bodies, and it’s possible that there are others within the strategy of identification,” Veronica Hernández, the chief prosecutor within the Gulf coast state, mentioned of the baggage of physique elements found throughout a raid.
The prosecutor mentioned six folks have been arrested however didn’t provide a idea for why the gangs believed to be accountable froze the stays of their victims.
Hernández additionally didn’t present particulars of the raid. Native media reported that police freed a number of individuals who had been kidnapped from the homes within the metropolis of Poza Rica.
Veracruz Gov. Cuitláhuac Garcia claimed the killings resulted from disputes between rival gangs.
“We do not need this sort of account settling between felony gangs to proceed this manner,” Garcia mentioned.
He instructed the gang conflict concerned the kidnapping and potential killing of the kids of rival gang members, although he didn’t instantly tie that to the frozen physique elements.
Kidnapping gangs in Mexico often get rid of the our bodies of their victims by burying them in shallow, unmarked graves. Greater than 110,000 individuals are listed as lacking in Mexico.