Veracruz: Seven members of a family, including 4 young children and their grandfather, were beheaded and their bodies left inside their home in the town of Manlio Fabio Altamirano, Veracruz, reports authorities.
."The Attorney General of the State of Veracruz is investigating the death of seven members of a family were found inside their home in the colonia Mata Loma," explained a government spokesman.
Neighbors were concerned after not seeing any of the family since Friday evening. On Friday evening the family had dinner with some of the neighbors and that was the last time they were seen by anyone. Neighbors decided to check on the family, and as they approached the home detected a foul odor. They peered into a window and made the gruesome discovery.
The authorities were notified by neighbors, the bodies already showed signs of decomposition, it is presumed that death would have been at least 72 hours prior to the discovery.
The Prosecutor's Office of the PGJ, revealed the identification of the victims as; Isidoro Reyes 65 years old, Manuel Reyes Ramirez 38, Ines Diaz 30, Manuel Reyes Diaz 12, Aleyda Reyes Díaz de 9, Esmeralda Reyes Diaz for 3 years and a girl estimated to be 4 years old, her full name is Aleyda "Coquita" Reyes Diaz.
Sources used for this post: Notiver-Veracruz Informa