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Lifeless body of man found in Cancun Hotel Zone

Cancun, Q.R. — The body of a man has been found in a mangrove area of the Cancun Hotel Zone.

The discovery was made Friday morning when a passerby saw the body and reported it to authorities. Ministerial police arrived on scene, verifying one deceased male who they said, had a bullet wound.

Reports say someone called Emergency 911 at around 9:00 a.m. after seeing the body of a lifeless man in an area along Kilometer 26.5 of Boulevard Kukulcán.

Preliminary reports alleged that the body was that of an execution. Municipal, federal and ministerial authorities along with Gendarmerie personnel moved in to cordon off the area and conduct investigations.

The site was guarded by the federal police while the body was transferred to the Forensic Medical Service.