ZIHUATANEJO, Guerrero. – An American was found in advanced decomposition inside his apartment in the Tulipanes condominium located in the Vicente Guerrero neighborhood of the municipality.
The incident occurred at approximately 6 in the afternoon this Sunday. Neighbors requested the presence of Civil Protection paramedics because since last Friday they had not seen the 80-year-old going abroad.
Elements of the Municipal Police arrived as the first responders and cordoned off the perimeter, waiting for the Public Ministry staff to take charge of the proceedings.
Neighbors reported that the fetid odors caused them to peek into the apartment and that was how they saw the victim lying inert on a sofa, immediately reporting to the authorities.
According to the information collected, he is a man of American origin, whose cause of death is unknown so far.
The paramedics reported that the body was already in advanced decomposition for which they notified the State and Municipal Police to cordon off the area. Later, the body was transferred to the Forensic Medical Service (Semefo).