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Cancun taxi driver stabbed to death, robbed of cash

Cancún, Q.R. — A taxi driver was found deceased in his vehicle during the early morning hours of Friday after a reported robbery.

A taxi driver was transporting two passengers around 2:00 a.m. along Ruta 5 in SM 73 of Cancun when one of the two passengers stabbed the driver in the back.

The assault occurred on Avenida Miguel Hidalgo against a Andrés Quintana Roo driver. After stabbing him, they fled with his cash.

Officials from the State Attorney General’s Office began investigations into the case. His identity has not been released.