Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sinaloa: Six bodies dumped in Mazatlán as violence heats up

Borderland Beat Guest Reporter "Javier B"

Six bodies were found in Mazatlán, Sinaloa.

According to information published by the newspaper El Debate, the victims were discovered about 5:50am on General Cabanillas Street. A vehicle pulled to the street, stopped and dumped the bodies of 5 men and 1 woman, piled atop each other.

The deceased were blindfolded with duct tape with feet and hands bound. 5 have been identified, one of the men and the female are siblings. Only first names were publicized by authorities:

Alfredo "N" Raul "N" Miguel "N" and Caesar "N" are the names of the males, while the identity of the female is Sotera "N".

Reports reveal they had been kidnapped on Saturday.

The bodies all had multiple bullet impact wounds.

Sinaloa has experienced and uptick in violence, in the past months due to a power clash between El Chapo loyalists, versus Beltran Leyva.