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Body of dismembered male found in bags in Cancun

Cancun, Q.R. — The body of a dismembered male was found near Avenida 20 de Noviembre in Cancun early Tuesday morning.

The body, which was discovered dismembered and placed into two black bags, was found at 9:45 a.m. behind the Turican city bus depot in SM 77 of the city.

Police were alerted to its presence by a passerby who stumbled upon the bags. Reports say it is the third body to be found in the area in recent weeks.

Municipal and federal police along with medical authorities were on scene to tape off the area and begin the necessary investigations.

The body was transferred by Forensic Medical Service (Semefo) for an autopsy.