|The Location of the corpse of Froilan Mata Sarmiento "El Nan"|
The presumed leader of the Sinaloa Cartel in the Center South Zone of Chihuahua, Froilan Mata Sarmiento "El Nan", was found dead near a highway breach, that goes to San de Diego de Alcala.
The discovery of the body was made on local media communication this past Saturday 7th of February, but the posting was removed due to threats made by strangers to the poster. At that time the body had not been identified.
According to the portal radiza.com, the body had been transferred to a regional hospital, to establish the cause of death through autopsy.
The central prosecutors office confirmed the discovery of the body but did not know the identity of the victim.
Froilan Mata, 35 years of age, had been reported missing since 4th of February. His body was found on the night of 6th, with puncture wounds the apparent cause of death.
According to the official version of events, anonymous callers alerted the Ministerial Police that there was a body, in a highway breach, around Kilometer 11 of Federal Highway 4.
Mata Sarimiento was the owner of five clubs in the city of Delights, among them La Revancha, El Foro, and Sport. Sport is a unique establishment in its area, as it has authorization to close at 5 am, even though the law establishes that in the state business can only open until 2 am.
According to spokesman for the State and Municipal Authorities, "El Nan", replaced his boss Juan Carlos Lopez Lopez, who was apprehended in June of last year, as a boss of a cell of Gente Nueva, operators of the Sinaloa Cartel in the region.
Original article in Spanish at Proceso