For those who believe that the violence is diminishing in Mexico… Consider the fact that we have no idea how (or IF) the mass killings happening now along the border in Tamaulipas or these mass graves in Guerrero even get into the official statistics. More details below from Animal Politico.
The body of a woman was found dismembered this morning, wrapped in a blanket and thrown into a garbage barrel. The remains were found at the intersection of Lazaro Cardenas and Malaysia in the Infonavit Oasis neighborhood. The body was found by garbage workers. As of the time the story below was posted the body had not been identified.
In another incident, a man was assassinated, dismembered and his remains were placed in 5 plastic bags. The head, wrapped in tape was placed at the side and all were left in the colonia Division del Norte. There have been no statements from authorities in these cases.
Below, 4 more people are reported killed in continuing confrontations in Tamaulipas.
Click on the links below to read the stories in spanish.
Hallan Mujer Desmembrada En Bote De La Basura (El Diario Digital)
Lo Matan, Descuartizan Y Dejan En Bolsas En La Vía Pública (El Diario Digital)
Suman 4 Muertos Por Tiroteos En Tamaulipas (El Universal)
In addition to the missing police chief of Nuevo Laredo, this story details the sniper shooting of a state police official in Apodaca in Nuevo Leon. He was shot in the back by gunfire from a Barrett .50 caliber rifle. That is a big rifle… The police chief had been threatened and drove an armored vehicle. The shot came from an estimated 60 meters away. He was arriving home to a gated and guarded community at 1:45 am. They suspect that the sniper was waiting outside the wall all night with the rifle supported on the wall. There are some good images of the Barrett.50 here. molly
For the second time in a month, 14 mutilated bodies have been abandoned in
the town of Ciudad Mante in Tamaulipas. Also, according to the story posted
from Cronica, during the wave of violence yesterday in Mexico, at
least 44 people were murdered in the states of Tamaulipas, Veracruz,
Guerrero, Nuevo Leon, Jalisco, Durango and Michoacan. In the Veracruz case,
11 bodies were found in a clandestine grave. The article lists other
incidents. I posted a google translation.
Violent events in seven states yesterday left a balance of 44 dead
Mar Horacio Ramos, Ignacio Roque and David Madriz Homes | National
24.06.2012 | Creation Time: 23:36:30 | Last Modified: 00:05:45
During a wave of violence yesterday at least 44 people were killed in
separate incidents related to organized crime in Tamaulipas, Veracruz,
Guerrero, Nuevo Leon, Jalisco, Durango and Michoacan.
In Tamaulipas, 14 mutilated bodies appeared inside an abandoned truck in
the parking lot of a shopping mall in Ciudad Mante.
A source from the state attorney explained that at 09:00 hours was reported
the discovery of the bodies along with a narcomensaje in the parking lot of
a supermarket chain located in the center of the municipality.
The prosecution explained that it is 10 bodies of men and four women all
mutilated and a narco message to the Gulf Cartel.
While in the municipality of Lerdo de Tejada, Veracruz, was located a
clandestine grave with eleven human skeletons.
The Secretary of the Navy of Mexico undertook dig up human remains.
Meanwhile, in various municipalities of Guerrero the wave of violence left
seven people killed, five of whom died in shootouts in the municipality of
Apaxtla Castrejon and another died in hospital Teloloapan. In Acapulco, a
shooting left as a result one dead, one wounded and a woman deprived of
In Monterrey, a body was found in a car, while gunmen executed one person
and wounded his nephew left refusing to pay a fee.
In the first event in the center of Monterrey was found a corpse in a
Volkswagen Jetta with the plates FGR-2162.
Moreover, in San Nicolas de los Garza, a man about 60 years old was shot by
an armed, while his nephew aged between 20 and 25 were injured.
In another incident, after close off a motorcycle, the driver of a van was
amagado by armed men who kidnapped him, but managed to escape despite being
tied hand and foot.
Meanwhile, in San Sebastian del Oeste, Jalisco, human remains were found
buried in three mass graves, which correspond to three people.
The bodies were in a ranch called Palmillas de Macedo and experts from the
Jalisco Institute of Forensic Sciences (IJCF) exhumed the skeletal remains.
One of the bodies has a bullet in the head and is maimed.
In Durango, two people were killed and one was injured more seriously, when
staff moved Expert Services on board an official unit Soapy village was
attacked by several gunmen with these results.
Within the limits of the municipalities of Buenavista Tomatlan and
Tepalcatepec in Michoacán five bodies, three men and two women, were found
inside plastic bags.
Alleged gunmen executed the coup de grace to the five people, among which
one of the women was pregnant and was beheaded, and one of the men were
maimed arm. The rest of the bodies were blindfolded and showed signs of
In addition to the bodies found on the bridge of Piedras Blancas, right
next to a grocery store, was found pinned to the chest of one of the women
a message that said: Here we leave a little present gentlemen to see that
it can be since we’re here Mencho and Rafa Álvarez: att 8 CJNG.