Journalist Jimmy Palomo is found alive and well in Bacalar

Photo: La Jornada Maya

19/03/2023 | Bacalar, Quintana Roo – In the early hours of this Saturday, journalist Jimmy Palomo was found alive, along with two other people, who were “kidnapped” last Saturday afternoon while returning from a horseback ride in the municipality of Bacalar.

During the search which had the support of the Navy’s Persuader aircraft, two other people were also rescued, among them a minor.

Through its official social media accounts, the Secretary of Public Security in the State (SSPQROO), reported: “As a result of the operation implemented for the search and location of people, the Coordination Group for the Construction of Peace and Security in Quintana Roo reports that the last person who was missing in the municipality of Bacalar was found alive.

“This person is safe, as well as the two people located yesterday. We will continue with the corresponding investigations to know the facts”, informed the agency.

Yesterday afternoon, members of the State Attorney General’s Office (FGE) in conjunction with the Coordination Group for the Construction of Peace and Security of Quintana Roo, activated search protocols to locate three people who were presumably kidnapped in the municipality of Bacalar, among them the police reporter Jimmy Palomo, informed the state agency.

Jimmy Palomo’s vehicle, a black Ford Lobo, was abandoned on the Rio Verde and Miguel Aleman road.

On Sunday morning it was reported that, as a result of the intelligence and search work with canines, patrols, searches and a Navy plane, several people reported missing were found alive.

The Persuader plane registration number ANX-1123 arrived in Bacalar this Saturday morning and located two missing persons in the vicinity of Bacalar, who were located in Xtomoc to the south, after leaving on a jet ski.

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