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Anonymous report leads Cancun police to dismembered body

Cancun, Q.R. — An anonymous call Monday afternoon lead police to the remains of a dismembered body. The caller reported finding the bagged body in a green area of the Santa Cecilia neighborhood.

The body, reported to be of a man, was located by police in brush on Auto Gas road, a dirt road just off Cancun’s busy José López Portillo Avenue. According to early information, the body had been covered in lime and had likely been disposed of three weeks before being found.

The three black bags containing the remains were removed from the scene by forensic personnel. Cancun authorities are currently working to match the remains against their known missing persons database.