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Playa del Carmen security guard murdered for tools

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Robbery is being blamed as the cause for the death of a night watchmen in the community of Playa del Carmen.

On Monday, the body of a night security guard was discovered in a building under construction. The man’s body was found in what will be a school on Arco Vial Avenue of Playa del Carmen. The building, which is in the Bambú subdivision, was guarded at night to avoid the theft of construction materials.

Police say that since receiving notice of the deceased security guard, they have found numerous items missing from the construction site, leading them to believe it was a robbery.

The violent robbery has turned into a homicide investigation after police record items such as tools and water tanks taken from the site.

The identity or age of the security guard has not been released. The body was transferred to the coroner’s office for an autopsy. Police have yet to make any arrests.