American kidnapped in Mexico found bound with tape in the jungle

LIMONES, MEXICO – In a harrowing ordeal, a man from New York narrowly escaped death after being kidnapped and held for a $200,000 ransom in Mexico. The abductors blindfolded Joseph Constantine Buonincontri, bound his wrists and ankles, and abandoned him in the dense jungle of Limones, about 200 miles southwest of Cancun. The alarm was raised by locals who noticed armed men driving a taxi from the resort area of Tulum into the remote wilderness. …

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American tourist killed in Tulum

TULUM, MEXICO – Two individuals, a woman from the United States and a man from Belize, were fatally shot in an apparent drug-related altercation at a beach club in Tulum, a popular Mexican tourist destination, according to official reports on Sunday. The Quintana Roo state prosecutors, located on the Caribbean coast, emphasized that the American woman, whose identity has not been disclosed, was not linked to the alleged drug dealer who also lost his life …

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Nine dead bodies found near fuel pipeline

QUERETARO, MX – In a shocking discovery, the bodies of nine men were located within two vehicles in Central Mexico. The deceased men were found near a fuel pipeline on Tuesday. Local authorities are investigating the circumstances of their deaths, suspecting that fuel theft could be involved. The vehicles, bearing license plates originating from Hidalgo, a recognized hub for fuel theft, were found near a pipeline north of Mexico City. Taking note of Mexico’s ongoing …

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Twelve killed in holiday party massacre

SALVATIERRA, MX – A devastating attack on a holiday gathering in the central Mexican state of Guanajuato resulted in the death of twelve individuals, as reported by Mexican officials. The incident occurred early Sunday in the town of Salvatierra when an armed faction targeted attendees of a posada, a festive event traditionally celebrated in the days leading up to Christmas. The state attorney general’s office took to the social media platform X, formerly known as …

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Teen girl accused of murdering much older boyfriend’s mother

SYLVANIA TOWNSHIP, OH – A 17-year-old Ohio girl, identified as Kaitlyn Coones, was in court for the first time on Friday, facing charges related to the brutal murder of her boyfriend’s mother. Coones allegedly bludgeoned 53-year-old Nicole Jones to death with a rock in her own home in May, as reported by local authorities. According to the prosecution, Coones had been living secretly in the room of her boyfriend, Jonathan Jones, at his mother’s residence. …

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Several police officers convicted for killing 17 people

CAMARGO, MEXICO – A court in Mexico has dealt hefty 50-year prison terms to 11 former police officers for their involvement in the 2021 murders of 17 migrants and two Mexican nationals, per an official announcement on Tuesday. These ex-officers were part of a select police group in Tamaulipas, a northern state adjacent to Texas. Earlier this year, they were found guilty of homicide and misuse of their authority. An additional officer, charged only with …

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Day of the Dead tarnished with graveyard shooting

MEXICO CITY, MX – A somber Day of the Dead holiday took a tragic turn in Mexico when two men were fatally shot while visiting a cemetery, according to reports from prosecutors. Another individual was wounded during the violent incident, which occurred in the Mexico City suburb of Naucalpan. The Day of the Dead, a cultural tradition celebrated from November 1st to 2nd, sees Mexicans visiting the graves of their deceased relatives. It appears the …

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Five killed during prison riot

VILLAHERMOSA, TABASCO – A violent altercation erupted in a Tabasco prison, resulting in the death of five inmates. Local law enforcement officials disclosed on Friday that four out of the five individuals were either on trial or already sentenced for heinous crimes, including rape and homicide. The prison’s control was swiftly reestablished by the authorities, confirming that there were no further casualties or escapes. Approximately 16 inmates have since been apprehended in connection to this …

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Bus flips over killing at least 18 people

OAXACA, MX – In a tragic turn of events, a bus accident in the southern region of Mexico resulted in the death of 18 migrants, predominantly from Venezuela and Haiti, early Friday. According to the state prosecutors of Oaxaca, among the deceased were two women and three children, while another 27 individuals were injured. The health status of the injured remains undisclosed. The bus, which was transporting 55 migrants, was found toppled on its side …

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Arizona man arrested for allegedly stabbing girlfriend 26 times, fleeing to Mexico

MARICOPA COUNTY, AZ- An Arizona man is in custody, facing first-degree murder charges after allegedly stabbing his girlfriend 26 times and fleeing to Mexico. Erik Islas, 53, a resident of Peoria, is believed to have attacked his 59-year-old girlfriend, Patricia Hawking, during a dispute on September 3. The case came to light when Hawking’s landlord, unable to reach her for several days, alerted the police. The landlord had called Hawking’s phone, only to have a …

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