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Three separate kidnappings reported in quick succession in Cancun; one victim found dead

by Yucatan Times
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CANCUN – On Tuesday May 16, a Cancun man was abducted at 9:15 p.m. in Supermanzana 217, La Guadalupana subdivision, by subjects in a private vehicle. Later the victim’s body appeared in the residential area Turquesa of the Supermanzana 248.

The victim was approached by some subjects when he was riding his motorcycle on Guadalupana Avenue of Supermanzana 217 between Leona Vicario and Niños Héroes avenues, and he was menaced with a shotgun to make him get in a red Volkswagen Pointer.

Over a half hour later, a call received by 911 reported a man wounded by a gunshot, on one  of the lanes of the avenue toward the Residential Turquesa, and official sources confirmed that it was the same person. A few minutes after that, police officials started arriving to the area and requested immediate help from paramedics. who only corroborated that the person was already dead.

(Photo: Google)

(Photo: Google)

In a non-related kidnapping, everything seems to indicate that a businessman who was abducted on Monday May 15 in the morning at Supermanzana 233, was released Tuesday May 16 at the afternoon, near Laguna Chacmuchuc, where paramedics from the Red Cross arrived to transfer him to the General Hospital.

Unofficially it was said that relatives of the businessman had paid for his release, and although initially it was indicated that the kidnappers asked for 8 million pesos, it remains unknown how much the family finally paid.

The abduction was reported at 9:23 am Monday in Supermanzana 233, block 83, block 21, at 82nd Street.

Meanwhile, another abduction case occurred in Plaza Atrium Tuesday May 16 at night. A 44 year-old businessman managed to flee in an oversight of his kidnappers and ask for help from neighbors who made the report to the police around 9 p.m. Immediately the Federal Police went to the Region 207 safe house, but the criminals had fled about an hour earlier in a white BMW, according to the neighbors.

According to preliminary reports, the abducted  is the owner of the Forza Gym. He was abducted around 11 o’clock by armed subjects in Plaza Atrium, where their Gym is located, and in an oversight by his kidnappers, he managed to escape through a door that communicated to the ceiling of the property.

The house is located in block 8 of Niños Heroes Avenue in Region 207, and from there the man asked for help from neighbors who made the report to 911. According to the statements of the victim and neighbors, there were 10 armed people inside the house, who were wanted by the Federal Police but had escaped in a white BMW.

The police department reported that the man was not beaten or injured.


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Mom brown May 18, 2017 - 6:31 pm

Just play it smart and stay out of that god forsaken country the risk is to high and its not worth it. Go to Hawaii it’s safer


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