Reforma newspaper is reporting tonight, that the leader of the City Council Tepalcatepec Self-Defense, one of the premier leaders of the movement, José Manuel Mireles Valverde, has been discharged from the hospital.
Upon discharge, he was transferred on Sunday from Medica Sur Hospital where he was admitted.
A nearby sources say, the medical doctor who had suffered a plane crash on Saturday, January 4th, in the town of La Huacana, was discharged on Saturday. However, it was not until Sunday after payment of the bill for medical services, could he leave the hospital.
The Reforma news reports, did not indicate the destination the doctor had been moved to in order to complete his recovery. His departure was made by helicopter of the Federal Police, to an unknown location.
Autodefensa leader Hipolito Mora, had reported this week, that Dr. Mireles had undergone an operation and was out of danger and expected to make a complete recovery.
Suffered brain hemorrhage
José Manuel Mireles, leader of a paramilitary group in Michoacán, wants to return to his Michoacán activities. . A photograph taken last Thursday with a cell phone, shows Mireles standing with a white coat, nodes in the chest for measuring respiratory pulses, head and bandaged jaw and injuries to his right eye. "he improves very well physically, and emotionally, does not yet speak, he had surgery on the jaw and has wires (in mouth), so he cannot speak, but he is lucid, conscious, and is anxious to return and continue, "said Priscilla Canavatti, who serves at the moment, as spokeswoman for Michoacán.
The surgeon who is treating Dr Mireles, indicated that he arrived at the hospital with injuries such as facial trauma, fracture of the orbit and maxilla, plus bleeding in the brain."From the point of view of hospitalization believe the time will be short, the medical problems have been solved; however, it requires close monitoring for consultation until the next two or three weeks. "
Mireles eats baby food and liquids using a straw. Moreover, for rehabilitation, he is walking and performing breathing exercises. "he looks good," summed the surgeon.
Was the injuries life threatening? The surgeon was asked. "A multiple trauma is always risk and he was brought in with several injuries, fortunately he was well resuscitated where he was attended initially (in Michoacán)," he said.
To attend Mireles, the hospital used surgical intervention such as neurosurgery, orthopedics, Plastic and reconstructive surgery jaw surgery.
Canavatti said that all expenses have been covered by the family and friends of the victim.Reforma and FB