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    Mexico: human remains found in 45 bags in a ravine correspond to the eight missing young people

    In the suburbs of Guadalajara, investigators launched in search of these eight employees of the same call center had found human remains in a ravine 40 meters deep.

    Human remains found inside 45 bags dumped at the bottom of a ravine in the Mexican state of Jalisco match eight young call center workers who have been missing since late May, local authorities said on Tuesday.

    “The evidence (…) confirms that they correspond to the young people who worked in a call center in Zapopan and were reported missing,” the state government of Jalisco informed in a statement, based on the report. forensic experts.

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    The victims, two women and six men in their 30s, were last seen between May 20 and May 22, according to family alerts. Their remains were discovered in the same area as their workplace.

    The federal government, based on initial investigative evidence, indicated that the call center was involved in various illegal activities, such as real estate fraud and telephone scams.

    Many clandestine graves

    The state of Jalisco is the one with the most missing people in Mexico, with more than 15,000 since 1962. In 2021, some 70 bags containing the human remains belonging to 11 people were discovered in Tonala, near Guadalajara, the state capital.

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    On Tuesday, the state prosecutor’s office announced that 27 bodies were discovered on May 25 in the municipality of Tlajomulco de Zuniga, also in the suburbs of Guadalajara. Eight bodies have been identified.

    From December 2018 to April 2023, 136 clandestine graves were spotted in the state of Jalisco alone, with 1,573 bodies.

    Such news items are daily occurrences in Mexico. On Monday, a “research collective” claimed to have found six corpses in Salamanca, in the state of Guanajuato (center). And on Tuesday, the prosecutor’s office in Colima, a state in the west of the country, reported the discovery of “92 human remains and bones”, without specifying the number of victims.

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    Mexico has recorded more than 340,000 murders and some 100,000 disappearances, mainly attributed to criminal organizations, since the launch in December 2006 of a vast and controversial military operation intended to fight against drug trafficking.

    Source: BFM TV

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