The bodies of the 10 men executed yesterday found in the Chilpancingo area, remain lying on the parking and entrance area of the Forensic Medical Service of the capital (Semefo), because there are no room in the morgue freezers. The weather in the city is averaging 81 degrees Fahrenheit.
The storage capacity has been exceeding capacity because of the runaway violence that has plagued the region and reflects the failure of the federal security strategy that directs the Army to gain stability in the state and assist municipal authorities to combat drug trafficking. All three government entities, have long been accused of corruption and being in collusion with organized crime.
In the Semefo of Chilpancingo, which depends on the state Health Department, there are two cold storage units with the capacity to store 100 bodies each and both are typically near or over capacity.
Therefore, the 10 executed bodies found yesterday in Chilpancingo, remain lying in the parking lot of Semefo, in the capital of Guerrero, due to the lack of space to ensure decent treatment for victims of the drug war, that has engulfed the state in one of the worst ever crises of insecurity, similar to 2012 violence, where the official number of intentional homicides exceeded two thousand that year.
Recently there were 47 bodies arriving in one day, including the 33 bodies, eight severed heads that were exhumed in the clandestine cemetery Zitlala.
But the Mexican government doesn’t want you to be concerned, because they say they now have violence under control, So says Salvador Cienfuegos, the chief of Secretaría de la Defensa Nacional (Sedena) with the assistance of the army, but recognize news reports and eye witnesses may say otherwise.
"The question of the numbers that do not match what society hears about…. I could not give you an answer to that. I can say what we know and have documented - and I dare say: We have done a good job and crime rates have gone down. It is not a failure, rates have gone down compared to before, the
corrupt army keeps good records.” he concluded.
But despite the glowing report by the state, official reports of the state Department of Public Safety (SSP), headed by General Pedro Almazan Cervantes, warns that the registration of intentional homicides this year are similar to the documented statistics in the violent 2012