MEXICO CITY - The Attorney General's Office (PGR) initiated proceedings to exhume the bodies of the parents of Heriberto Lazcano Lazcano, El Lazca, founder of the Los Zetas cartel, to take genetic samples and compare them officially killed earlier this month.
At a news conference, Jose Cuitláhuac Salinas, head of the Attorney Specialized Investigation of Organized Crime (SEIDO), said the agency found the location of where the remains of Lazcca’s parents are buried.
The official said the Lazca’s parents, died many years ago, but they are still able to use the remains for DNA testing to make a comparison with the DNA extracted from the corpse The Lazca .
The holder of the SEIDO insisted that the tests applied so far confirm that the Lazca was killed.
Exhumation done on October 22-see below
Salinas Martinez explained that the PGR has not located siblings of Heriberto Lazcano, so that the proceedings will focus on the bodies of their parents.
To this end, authorities are coordinating with the state of Hidalgo, where the parents are buried. .
The goal is explained as taking samples that allow genetic comparison with DNA evidence that was collected of Heriberto Lazcano and that both the PGR and the government of Coahuila are holding.
For now, the PGR has for comparitive the thumbprints and two fingers, taken from the right hand of capo, who was killed Sunday by members of the Navy in the community of Progreso, Coahuila.