80 people were violently murdered in Mexico during New Year’s Eve


Puebla led the states where there were more victims during the evening of December 31st with 11, according to the report “Victims reported for the crime of homicide.”

During the night of December 31, 2021, 80 people were murdered in Mexico, according to the report on “Victims reported for the crime of homicide” from the Government of Mexico, which collects information from state prosecutors and federal agencies.

Puebla is at the top of the list with 11 executions; Jalisco is second with 10; and then come Guanajuato, Michoacán, and Nuevo León each with six registered homicides each.

In the case of the State of Mexico, Sinaloa and Veracruz, five homicides were documented in each state; Guerrero, had four; Chihuahua, Hidalgo, Sonora and Tabasco, three per state; Chiapas and Quintana Roo, with two each; and Aguascalientes, Baja California, Mexico City, Morelos, Oaxaca and Zacatecas, with one homicide each.

Only in 11 states the New Year was received without violent deaths: Baja California Sur, Campeche, Coahuila, Colima, Durango, Nayarit, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas, Tlaxcala and Yucatán.

The same report reveals that in December 2021, 2,274 homicides were committed in the country, a daily average of 73.3, with this the year closed with 28,160 homicides in total, which represents a decrease in the number of homicides in relation to those registered during 2020.

In 2021, May and March were the months with the highest number of homicides. During the first, there were 2,462, while in the second 2,444 were documented.

Source: Excelsior

Mexico Daily Post