By: Ezequiel Flores Contreras | Translated by Valor for Borderland Beat
The bodies of eight men were found decapitated and tortured in the municipality of Tixtla, Guerrero, located in the center region of the state.
Meanwhile in the port of Acapulco, 10 people were found executed in different events, among them two members of the Mexican Navy (SEMAR).
Official reports indicate that the bodies of the eight men were found at around 11:00 pm yesterday, along a freeway that connects the town of Tixtla with the municipality of Chilapa.
The victims were decapitated, had visible signs of torture, and the sicarios left an extensive message which the authorities decided to hide the content.
On the case of the two members of the Mexican Navy executed in the port of Acapulco, the authorities reported that yesterday afternoon, the honest soldiers were shot up in the adjacent area next to the main tourist destination of the state.
The events occurred in the strip considered to be the most violent in the resort. The navy personnel were identified as José Luis and Casimiro, both 27 years old and assigned to the 8th Naval Region, located in the neighborhood Icacos on the port of Acapulco.
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Mexico arrests alleged cartel assassin leader in Acapulco
In related news, Mexican federal forces had arrested an alleged leader of a band of assassins in Acapulco, identified as “Benito N”, an alleged head of assassins for the Beltrán-Leyva Cartel.
Also, state police were searching for 12-14 people kidnapped on Thursday night from the township of Ajuchitlan del Progreso.
Witnesses told police that about 30 armed men kidnapped the victims, which included some minors. Relatives reported already receiving calls demanding ransom for their release. Local residents blamed a group called Los Tequileros.