The Attorney General of the state of Sinaloa (PGJE) today confirmed that one of the three killed in the town of Elota is Manuel Alejandro Gómez Aponce aka "El Bravo". When found he had been dead for apx three hours. After the capture of Guzman Loera, , it was learned that El Bravo was in charge of the resort of Mazatlán, and was the man entrusted to oversee security at the Miramar condos . We all know how that ended.
Ríodoce is reporting , the security chief of El Chapo, is one of the three bodies discovered Wednesday morning at a factory. This is the second time "El Bravo" has been reported dead in recent years. The bodies were found in La Cruz de Elota, Sinaloa.
The discovery of the bodies occurred at about 11AM. Ministerial Police sources said the dead bodies were discovered by workers at the site known as "La Palapa".
The bodies were discarded alongside a chain link fence, with signs of torture and blows to the body in addition to bullets to the head. One of the deceased was wrapped in a blanket with duct tape at the feet.
Manuel Alejandro Aponte Gomez has been indentifed by the federal government as security chief of Joaquin Guzman Loera for ten years. The security chief is a former Elite Militar and is a Military College graduate, attending in the years of 1993 to 1996.
He is named as the architect of the execution plot of Rodolfo Carrillo Fuentes, The Golden Child, the afternoon of September 11, 2004 at the Cinepolis Plaza, in Culiacan.
El Bravo is from Chilpancingo, Guerrero. Aponte Gomez he graduated as a second lieutenant in 1996, and led one of the infantry units stationed in anti-drug efforts.
Encuadrada Seventh Infantry Company (known groups in the military by its abbreviation as ISCED), consisting of units with 200 troops moving from village to village in rural areas.
According documents of the agency, the seventh infantry, in those years were deployed to the mountain town of Badiraguato, Sinaloa, the birth place of 'El Chapo.'
He was listed as a deserter in May 2004.
In his ministerial statement, Carlos Manuel Hoo Ramirez, the man who was arrested with Joaquin Guzman Loera, February 22 in Mazatlán, said the arrest of Chapo could trigger a war between Dámaso López Núñez and Manuel Aponte Núñez López (el Bravo) , if he and the sons of Guzman Loera come to believe that they were betrayed by Dámaso.