Published On: Wed, Jun 28th, 2017

June is Cancun’s deadliest month in a deadly year

Share This
Tags

CANCÚN, Q. Roo — On Saturday night June 24, one execution and the discovery of a dead body, both within an hour, were reported to the police in Cancún. On Monday June 26, two more executions were recored in this turistic destination. With this, June becomes the most violent month of this year, with 18 murders in 27 days, surpassing the 14 victims of all April.

Photo: SIPSE

Photo: SIPSE

The first incident [on June 24] took place in Región 64 at around 10 o’clock, in the neighborhood known as Donceles 28, where a man was shot to death by an unknown subject; the victim died at the scene, after receiving at least one shot in the head. Less than an hour later, a call to the 911 emergency number alerted authorities again; a body was found inside a bag in a road in Region 224, close to Av. Chac Mool.

Municipal and ministerial policemen who arrived at the scene later confirmed that the body belonged to a woman; it had no clothes and her hands and feet were bound. With these two deaths, the average number of executions in Cancun is three per week and, if this continues, 2017 could be known as the deadliest year in the history of this touristic destination.

According to SIPSE, this time last year Cancún had only 22 homicides, compared to now, where 73 people have been killed in the course of 6 months. In 2016, the total number of murders were 86, from which 62 were classified as executions, as they were related to organized crime; the other 24 were due to robbery, crimes of passion or revenge. This first half of 2017 has already surpassed the total number of last year’s executions, having so far 65 deaths in the hands of organized crime. Cancún is just 12 murder victims away to outdo last year’s total homicides.

SOURCE: Noticaribe / SIPSE (1) / SIPSE (2)

Mexico Travel Care

footer-john-2


Comments

comments

Displaying 5 Comments
Have Your Say
  1. Lionel says:

    I was suggested this website by my cousin. I am not sure whether or not this publish is written by him as no one else recognize such targeted approximately my trouble. You’re wonderful! Thank you!

    http://www.fibran.gr/forum/discussion/262567/what-experts-have-to-say-concerning-bulgaria-all-inclusive

  2. buy instagram likes says:

    I constantly read through your site content closely. I’m likewise interested in where to buy instagram followers, you could discuss that at times. Good bye!

    http://BornToBeViral.com

  3. happy birthday quotes says:

    Thank you for sharing the idea, I bookmarked the web page. I am additionally in need of information about happy birthday quotes, have you any idea where I can come across one thing like this? I will come back quickly!

    http://ask.buffalostate.edu//index.php?showuser=307699

  4. Mirella says:

    I keep listening to the news broadcast speak about getting free online grant applications so I have been looking around for the most excellent site to get one. Could you tell me please, where could i acquire some?

    https://annar11mccormickbender230.shutterfly.com/35

  5. Check Out Your URL says:

    I personally came over here from another website on appvn app download and considered I may as well read this. I love what I see so I am just following you. Looking towards looking into the site back again.

    http://carboniteaddons.info/story.php?id=37939

Leave a comment

XHTML: You can use these html tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>