September closes with 12 homicides and 12 kidnappings of women in Guaymas-Empalme Sonora


GUAYMAS, SONORA.- The month of September closed with a total of 12 intentional homicides (one against a municipal police officer) in the Guaymas-Empalme region, multiple calls for shootings and at least 12 forced disappearances of young women.

Emboscan a militares de la Guardia Nacional en Guaymas - Proyecto Puente

Of these events, nine occurred in Guaymas and 3 in Empalme, and the month began with a double murder in the Fátima neighborhood and a femicide in Las Golondrinas, on the 15th they ambushed Juan Carlos Yocupicio, head of Vícam’s command, to culminate with a man shot while he slept in his house in the San Vicente neighborhood.

balacera dos de tres

In the case of Empalme, there was relative tranquility during the first weeks of the month, and intentional homicides occurred between September 20 and 28, in the Prado Bonito, Jacarandas neighborhoods, and in the Morelos town “La Atravezada”

Sicarios atacan a familia en Empalme y 3 menores armados son abatidos por  la policía en SLRC

Apart from the aforementioned figure, a hit man was killed by state forces in the Lomas de Cortés sector , and in unpopulated areas, a human skull and a skeleton were found respectively.


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