MEXICO CITY — A prosecutor in Mexico mentioned Thursday there’s proof that a few of the six girls who went lacking on March 7 have been discovered lifeless.
Carlos Zamarripa, the pinnacle prosecutor of the violence-plagued state of Guanajuato, mentioned that “sadly we now have discovered indicators that a few of them have been killed.”
The ladies, who could have been touring collectively, disappeared on the outskirts of the town of Celaya in Guanajuato.
Authorities posted search bulletins for the six girls on March 9, and had mentioned for greater than per week they hoped to seek out them alive.
Zamarripa mentioned the crime scene was nonetheless being examined by investigators to find out the variety of lifeless and their identities.
For years, the commercial and farming hub of Guanajuato has been Mexico’s most violent state, with the Jalisco cartel waging a turf battle there towards native gangs, together with the Santa Rosa de Lima cartel, which is seemingly being supported by the a lot bigger Sinaloa cartel.