March 26, 2014
Seven individuals were killed or were found dead in ongoing drug and gang related violence in southern Chihuahua state, according to Mexican news accounts.
In Bocoyna municipality last Friday four unidentified men in their 30s and 40s were found shot to death.
According to a news report which appeared in the online edition of El Diario de Chihuahua news daily, the victims were found near the break between the villages of Cienega de Huacayvo and Tayarachi, near the San Isidro River.
All four had been shot to death and all had been left in the location long enough to be partially consumed by vermin.
Three others were killed in southern Chihuahua state.
Two men were found shot to death in Parral Sunday night, according to a news account in El Diario de Chihuahua.
Sergio Ubaldo Rodriguez Herrera, 18, and Jesus Manuel Herrera Salcido, 24, were found inside a Ford Mustang sedan parked on Calle Martires 3 de Mayo in Emiliano Zapata colony.
The victims were apparently sitting in the vehicle drinking when armed suspects shot and killed them.
Meanwhile, Wednesday, a man in Guadalupe y Calvo municipality was found shot to death.
Aurelio Corral Ponce, 56, was found near the Restaurante Doña Cuca in Guadalupe y Calvo municipality, bound hand and foot, and shot three times. The news report which appeared in El Sol de Parral news daily, said an AK-47 rifle was used in the killing.