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Abandoned makeshift boat found in Cancun Hotel Zone

Cancun, Q.R. — Another mysterious makeshift boat has been found abandoned along state shores. On Saturday, police were sent to kilometer 6 of Kukulcán Boulevard after Emergency 911 services received the report of the boat.

Quintana Roo Police located the small vessel, which was hauled to shore near a rocky area of Playa Tortugas. On the boat were left behind clothing, a sail and large containers of water.

The discovery of the boat was reported to state authorities. It is the second time in a month an abandoned makeshift boat has been found in the area. In November, an abandoned boat was located along the east side of Isla Mujeres.

Authorities speculate the boat arrived during the nighttime hours likely carrying immigrants, possibly from Cuba, however, that has yet to be verified since those on board vanished.

Near the site of that finding, police also found left behind clothing in a rocky area. Neither of the two vessels had motors.