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Body of man reportedly kidnapped day before found outside Puerto Aventuras

Puerto Aventuras, Q.R. — The body of a man reportedly kidnapped the day before in Tulum has been found on property outside Puerto Aventuras.

The body of Marco Tulio Sansores Medrano, general secretary of the Sindicato Único de Trabajadores of CAPA, was discovered Friday morning on a ranch outside the town of Puerto Aventuras.

Elements of the Mexican Army and Federal Gendarmerie were sent to the site where they made the discovery around 11:00 a.m. Officials say that the body was found on a dirt road at kilometer 262 of the Playa del Carmen-Tulum highway.

Marco Tulio Sansores Medrano, who worked as a union leader for la Comisión de Agua Potable y Alcantarillado (CAPA), was reportedly forceably removed by four men from a Tulum bar the night before.

The four men allegedly fled with Sansores Medrano in white car. His body was found the next morning by a private security guard on the property outside Puerto Aventuras. The security guard called Emergency 911.

Ministerial police continue to investigate.