Man murdered inside his home in Kanasín, Yucatán

Calle 67-C # 404 (por 2-A y 2-B), Kanasín, Yucatán (Photo: SIPSE)

MÉRIDA, Yucatán.- A murder was registered in Kanasín, Yucatan on Monday July 16. The body was discovered bound, gagged, and in an advanced state of decomposition. The victim is Luis C. G, 40 years old, a resident of the Francisco Villa Oriente subdivision, in Kanasín.

This is the third homicide allegedly related to sexual preferences in the last two weeks in Yucatan. On July 7th, a young man was attacked with a knive inside his house, at Colonia Piedra de Agua, in Umán.

Two days later, members of the Municipal Police of Mérida arrested a man allegedly responsible for murdering another individual, in a hotel room of the Hotel Castillo, located on Calle 54 (between 53 and 55) downtown Mérida.

Kanasin is located 6.4 kilometers (3.1 miles) south of downtown Mérida

In the case registered this Monday in Kanasín, the autopsy performed by the Forensic Medical Service determined that the cause of death was suffocation due to strangulation.

The body was found by a family member, when he went to the houe located on Calle 67-C # 404 (between 2-A and 2-B). The deceased, who was known in the neighborhod as “Chaparrito,” was found by his relative gagged and bound.

TYT Newsroom with information from SIPSE