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Active Playa del Carmen police officer one of two bodies found inside trunk

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — On Sunday, police discovered two bodies stuffed inside the trunk of a car in the city’s west residential side. According to preliminary information, one of the bodies is that of an active police officer.

The vehicle was located along 85th Avenue and 3rd Street in the Ejidal neighborhood of Playa del Carmen. Inside were two people, a man and a woman. The woman, an active Municipal Police Officer, was found dead. The man was located with vital signs and rushed to hospital, but later died.

The female police officer was on her day off when the discovery was made. City officials have not said how they came to know of the Nissan Versa with the bodies in the trunk.

In a brief statement, the Municipal Public Security Secretariat confirmed the double homicide and reported that they are already working in coordination with the State Attorney General’s Office to carry out the corresponding investigations to clarify what happened.