Updated: 4 of the Seven Identified. Names to follow.
Uruapan, Michoacan. - Early Saturday morning, motorists circulating about Paseo Lázaro Cárdenas, reported to police that on the roundabout, "Glorieta de la Pepsi, were seven dead, male bodies, hands tied, seated in white plastic chairs. The rotary (traffic circle) is nearest the corner of Calle Niza, between the neighborhoods of Joyita and Los Viveros, in the vicinity of the Pepsi bottling plant. They were executed with a final gunshot to their heads, cartulinas lay on their chests.Two of victims had messages nailed to their bodies with icepicks.
Cartulinas said, "Warning, this is going to happen to all muggers, pickpockets, thieves of cars, homes and pedestrians, kidnappers, rapists and extortionists."
The deceased are between the ages of 25 and 30 years, though one reportedly looked closer to 40. Some victims had tattoos and wore cholo type clothes, similar to what's worn by those who are often engaged in cleaning cars' windshields and asking for change from motorists according to reports.
After finding seven dead persons sitting in white plastic chairs in a roundabout of Las Palomas, the prosecutor investigator assigned the Regional Deputy of Uruapan Justice to launch an investigation. From these facts it is known today, around 05:30, the state police was informed by C-4 (the Centre for Communications, Computing, Control and Command) on the roundabout traffic circle known as the "Glorieta Pepsi", seven males were found dead. State police officers of the Lázaro Cárdenas promenade, arranged the transfer of the seven dead bodies who died from a gunshot to the head.
It is presumed that the victims were executed in the same place because they found shell casings from a firearm in the soil.
Update According to reports from the State Attorney, four of the seven individuals have been identified as Santiago Gómez Ramos, 31, laborer, Jorge Alberto Téllez, 28 windshield washer: César Basilio Órnelas 17 years old minor, who was also a windshield washer and Alberto Rodríguez Vega, 29. The bodies of seven men were found shot to death, sitting in plastic chairs, with the coup de grace and a message of warning on a card in Uruapan, Michoacan.
(With information and photo from Techie, 2 smaller one thanks Chivis)