On Thursday, April 21st, the Attorney General’s office in Tamaulipas announced that a total of 177 bodies have been discovered in the clandestine graves outside of San Fernando, Taumalipas, 122 are believed to be the missing/abducted bus passengers. The other 55 bodies appear to have been buried much longer.
In August 2010, 72 illegal immigrants were massacred nearby the same location of the current graves of the missing passengers.
On April 17, Martin Omar Estrada Luna, leader of the Zeta cell in San Fernando was arrested as having masterminded both massacres.
Authorities say Estrada Luna, alias Comandante Kilo, has a psychological profile which describes him as calculating, cold, narcissistic, and extremely violent.
A photo gallery of Comandante Kilo posted online show him and his associates with "trophy" shots, guns, tactical gear, Santa Muerte, and Ferrari Logos.