Bodies found in clandestine grave in Chilapa

The corpses are dismembered, according to the authorities.

Coroner and police experts arrived at the area after a report. (Photo: Archive/ EL UNIVERSAL)
English 31/05/2015 22:18 Actualizada 22:18

Two dismembered bodies were found in a clandestine grave in the indigenous community of Acazacatla, 15 minutes from the municipal seat of Chilapa.

According to reports from the Department of Public Security, members of the state police and the state Ministerial Police arrived at the area thanks to an anonymous report received at 2:00 p.m.

Staff of the Office of the Attorney General of the State and experts in criminology arrived to perform forensic work on the two bodies that were then transferred to the state coroner in Chilpancingo to be identified.

According to reports, the bodies are mutilated and badly decomposed, and the search for other graves will continue.

Recently 16 people were reported missing allegedly in the hands of members of organized crime in Chilapa, from May 9 to 14, in reports that went all around the world.

This municipality of 32,000 inhabitants has been in the middle of a struggle between two criminal groups: "Los Ardillos" and "Los Rojos". On May 1, the candidate of the ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party, Ulises Fabián Quiroz, was killed in the area.