By Chris Covert
A total of seven unidentified immolated bodies were found in Michoacan state Sunday morning, according to Mexican news accounts.
A report posted on the website of Cambio de Michoacan news daily reported that the find was made at around 1050 Sunday morning on Kilometer 4 of the Yurecuaro, Michoacan-La Concepcion, Jalisco road in Yurecuaro municipality.
The bodies were found aboard a Chevrolet sedan, which had been reported carjacked last September 16th. Four of the victims had been decapitated.
According to data compiled at Borderlandbeat.com, including this latest find, since September 14th a total of 31 victims have been found in the Michoacan-Jalisco border region where a new conflict between Los Zetas and Los Caballeros Templarios drug gangs has intensified, since an internal power struggle within Los Zetas has made itself apparent.
Chris Covert writes Mexican Drug War and national political news for Rantburg.com