Translated for Borderland Beat from a Notinfomex article by Otis B Fly-Wheel
He was identified as Venancio Soberanis Pantoja, a youngster who was thrown to crocodiles in Larazo Cardenas, after being tortured and executed.
The body was on the point of being completely devoured by the crocodiles in the Santa Anna bar. However tourists and locals reported the situation to authorities, then elements of civil protection among others, attended the site and managed to snatch the body from the jaws of the reptiles.
The situation occurred around Midday just at the height of the bridge of Santa Ana, in the Boulevard of the Municipality of Lazaro Cardenas. The police suspect the killer or killers threw the body off the viaduct, and subsequently the reptiles ate his left leg.( Otis : id say that is his right leg )
Local officials, Military and bystanders fashioned a noose to recover the victim from the grasp of the reptiles, who hours later was identified as Venancio Soberanis Pantoja, 20 years of age, it was noted that his hands were tied behind his back with yellow cord, and his head had severe injuries.
|Removal of the body|
Police sources claim that he was tortured before being thrown into the crocodile reserve. An agent of the PGR, was informed of the incident and has started criminal investigative proceedings. Later the remains of the unfortunate young man were transferred to the Morgue where an autopsy could be carried out to reveal the cause of death.
Original article in Spanish at Notinfomex