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Unstoppable violence in Zacatecas: eight bodies were located in Fresnillo a day before AMLO’s arrival

The findings were confirmed by the Secretary of Public Security of Zacatecas

This Tuesday, November 23, just one day before President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) goes to the federal entity of Zacatecas to present his Support Plan, Fresnillo authorities – the municipality with the highest perception of insecurity (94.3%) in the entire country, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) – They found eight bodies at three different points in the region.

The first finding, confirmed by the Secretary of Public Security of Zacatecas, was registered on a vehicular bridge in the community of San José de Lourdes. There they were located, suspended from a rope, the half-naked corpses of three people.

“At this time we are working to recover the bodies and evidence to transfer them to the Forensic Medical Service for analysis, as well as the practice of autopsy by law and carry out the proper procedures for the prompt identification of the victims,” ​​reported the Secretary.

The deployment of the authorities extended to other two points of the municipality, since three other bodies were found in the same community, although in a different place, hanging from a tree, and two more were found on a property between the San Ignacio and San Gabriel communities.

“Unfortunately two more bodies were located on a property between the community of San Ignacio and San Gabriel, so at this time the operational actions and ministerial proceedings continue, for the procedure of the places and collection of evidence that make up the investigation folder that continues for these cases ”, informed the spokesperson of the Ministry of Public Security.

On the morning of Thursday, November 18, the workers who had left their homes very early in the municipality of Cuauhtémoc, Zacatecas, stopped to look and take photos of the tragic scene that several of them encountered in the Orito bridge before dawn.

It looked like something out of a movie. It couldn’t possibly be happening in reality”, One of them said.

Nine corpses, some of them half naked, hung from blue and yellow ropes on the bridge of federal highway 45, in the municipality bordering the state of Aguascalientes. Some were tied by the feet. They were all swayed by the wind. A tenth body had given up under its own weight and lay sprawled on the asphalt. All were “Males ranging between 21 and 42 years”According to the police report.

“These are male victims, whose bodies were transferred to the Forensic Medical Service for study,” reported the Government of Zacatecas in a statement. Five were from Ciudad Cuauhtémoc, three from the municipality of Zacatecas, one from Guadalupe and one from Ojocaliente.

Since mid-2020 on Zacatecas they have highlighted constant struggles of the Sinaloa Cartel against the CJNG, which seeks to expand in the north of the country. The battle for that state is crucial to access the southern border of the United States, the main market for the cartels.

A cell run by Zambada García, called Operational MZ me Arrows Group, was deployed in the state to confront those led by Nemesio Oseguera Cervantes, the Mencho, who has been helped by leaders like Audias Flores Silva me Gabriel Raigosa Plascencia, the Gardener, as well as his call Elite Group.

This Sunday, November 21, it was announced that the president López Obrador (AMLO) will go to Zacatecas to present your Support Plan, as it has done with other states governed by the National Regeneration Movement (Morena).

The state is currently experiencing a wave of violence, so last Friday, November 19, the constitutional governor, David Monreal Avila, expressed that he hoped for help from the federation to address the insecurity and collateral conflicts that it brings.

“I am awaiting the arrival of the President of the Republic to may he also come to the rescue, to participate, to support, attend to the social problems that we are experiencing ”, commented Monreal.

According to the agenda released by the communication office of the Presidency of the Republic, the Tabasco will be in Zacatecas on Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25, although that same day he will be in Aguascalientes in the afternoon; while on Friday the 26th he will attend Oaxaca.

The Wednesday 24 the head of the Mexican Executive will present the Support Plan in the state capital, o’clock 19:00 hours (Central Mexico time). The next day, you will have your daily morning press conference in Guadalupe, Zacatecas, at 07:00 hrs.


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