The lifeless body of Jose Valdez Baldenegro, drummer of the band Enigma Norteño, was found wrapped in a blanket in the community of San Manuel, in the region of Aguaruto.
24 hours after he was abducted, the body of the victim was found in a corn field in the farm town of San Manuel, close to Culiacan Sinaloa. According to unofficial reports he was found with several gun shots to his body, had visible signs of being tortured and his body was found wrapped in a blanket bound with duct tape.
The musician had been abducted Friday morning by unidentified assailants while shopping at a mall in Culiacan. The abduction took place in the community of Loma Linda, on Maquío Clouthier boulevard.
At about 10:00 am, authorities received a report of an alleged shootout in the above mentioned mall but when police from various agencies arrived at he scene, there was no signs of the victim.
The group Enigma Norteño was scheduled to start a tour of the United States. They were scheduled play in Asheboro in the night club Enigma Night Club in North Carolina, while the next day they were to appear in Newton, in a club called El Señorial, and Sunday they were to play in Charlotte at the Calypso Night Club, all in the state of North Carolina.
This is what was announced on their Facebook page and a YouTube video, where members were doing a promotion piece and joking about what they were going to do in the places they were scheduled to visit.
Among the repertoire of songs from the norteño band there are songs that relate to events between Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera and Ismael "El Mayo" Zambada and the capture of Vicente Zambada, son of "El Mayo."
Enigma Norteño plays the popular song "El Ondeado" whose lyrics refer to criminal suspects involved in a drug cartel. Baldenegro Valdez was the drummer of the group of four people in the band.
Source: DBT.TV, Mexico News.