Tijuana: 17 Murders in 28 Hours — 153 in January

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
By Paul Martin

22 Jan 2019

Tijuana continues to notch cartel-related homicides with 17 registered in a 28-hour period over the weekend.

Cartel violence has now registered at least 153 murders for the month of January alone. Tijuana finished 2018 with a record-breaking 2,508 homicides, which was later adjusted upward by the state attorney general’s office to 2,518.

The most recent wave began on Saturday night at 8:26 pm when police were called to colonia Francisco Villa where a citizen reported an abandoned truck, according to local reporting. Responding officers discovered four male homicide victims wrapped in bed sheets. They displayed signs of torture. The bodies were later handed over to forensic personnel of the state attorney general’s office.

–10:26 am, A bicyclist in colonia Mar de Vista found a murder victim who suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

–10:51 am, A victim with a gunshot wound to the head was located inside a residence in colonia La Gloria.

An additional 10 bodies were discovered–including two separate double homicides. The first was recorded east of Tijuana where two unknown male gunshot victims were discovered. The second was registered in colonia El Pípila, where two other male victims were found in the trunk of a burned vehicle.

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